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August 2005

Dossier on Depleted Uranium: Released on the 60th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, August 6 2005

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Thousands mark Hiroshima’s 60th anniversary
HIROSHIMA, JAPAN (7 August 2005) Shunpiking & News Agencies -- TENS OF THOUSANDS of people from around the world gathered in Hiroshima Saturday, 6 August, to renew calls for the abolition of nuclear arms on the 60th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city.

Statement from a concerned anti-war activist in Halifax
August 6th -- A day to oppose terrorism in all forms, especially state terrorism and all conciliation with terrorism.

Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Halifax
As different as the explosions at Hiroshima and Nagasaki may be from the earlier Halifax Explosion, they share something in common. CHARLES SPURR

One Humanity, One Struggle! Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Never Again!
Humanity's fight to rid the world of the nuclear weapons in the hands of the big powers and defeat the US imperialist "new world order" requires stepping up the struggle to uphold the sovereignty and independence of all nations, big and small, and eliminate the threat or use of force to settle conflicts.TML Daily

Americans divided on use of A-bombs in 1945
Americans, in a historical switch, now appear about equally divided on the decision to use the bomb. GREG MITCHELL

Such a barbarous act should never be repeated
Not one head of state or government from a country that possesses such weapons has ever visited those museums before or during his mandate. JOAQUIN ORAMAS

Lessons learned, lessons not learned
Walter Cronkite's new radio documentary, "Lessons from Hiroshima: 60 Years Later". MATTHEW WHEELAND

Hiroshima, the top news story that wasn't
Censorship and the manipulative media treatment of the tragic event, managed by Washington and Tokyo, greatly muffled the impact of the catastrophe and made the press an accomplice in the war. HUMBERTO MARQUEZ

“Little Boy” – a macabre irony
This man, who was not able to overcome his memory of August 6, lived in torment because of his terrible task, of which he too was a victim, and also because of the incomprehension of his country.


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