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Category: World March

World March for Peace and Nonviolence

An international delegation will represent the World March for Peace and Nonviolence at ceremonies marking the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Japan Hiroshima – Nagasaki | August 06, 2009 Rafael de la Rubia, spokesperson for the World March (WM), was invited to attend a commemoration of the atomic bombing of Japanese cities between 6 and 11 August. He is travelling with a special delegation of representatives of various countries, including Japanese descendants. A symbolic act will…

WORLD MARCH FOR PEACE AND NONVIOLENCE KICKS OFF NYC ACTIVITIES WITH “DIE-IN FOR PEACE” ON HIROSHIMA DAY

NEW YORK, August 6—Sixty four years after the nuclear destruction of Hiroshima, World Without Wars/USA and the Center of Cultures will stage a “die-in” for peace in New York City paying silent tribute to the millions of deaths caused by various wars and conflicts over the last century. The unusual event is one of thousands…

6 OF AUGUST 1945, HIROSHIMA.

To avoid a future catastrophe, we must act today. On the 6th of August, 1945 at 8:00am, President Truman of the USA ordered the dropping of the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On the 9th of August, 1945, the second atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. In seconds the two cities were devastated and…

Bed-In for World Peace

Come to a special event commemorating the 40th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s famous Bed-In for peace. We will form a human Peace Sign made of peace-loving couples. Wear white; bring white sheets and pillows Sunday, June 21, 2009 at 1 PM Central Park/Sheep Meadow (West side, by the West 67th Street entrance)…

Give Peace Another Chance : World March for Peace and Nonviolence Takes Yoko’s Bed-In Around the World

MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwire – May 27, 2009) – In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Yoko Ono and John Lennon’s Bed-In, the organizing committee of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence is organizing the launching of Bed-In activities throughout the world. The announcement will take place on Thursday May 28 at 1:30 at the Musuem…

The Colombian Congress endorses the World March

According to Senate sources in Bogota, today Congress endorsed the World March. Colombia Bogota | May 27, 2009 09:05 The Colombian Legislature’s backing of the International mobilisation came from an initiative presented in the upper chamber by the parliamentarians Yolanda Pinto, Juan de Jesus Cardenas and Oscar Hurtado. A Senate spokesperson informed the press that…

Rafael’s speech at UN – World March

Dear friends First of all, I’d like to thank the permanent Mission of Chile to the United Nations, the host of this gathering, other delegations, individuals and organisations that are accompanying us and very specially the members of “World without Wars” and humanists from New York that have made this presentation of the “World March…