Hiroshima/Nagasaki Anniversary Must Spur Efforts to End Nuclear Weapons

Aug 06 2020, 06:00    ITUC

This week's 75th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, with 250,000 killed and many more suffering terrible effects on their health, is a sombre reminder of the appalling destruction of nuclear weapons and should spur international efforts to eliminate them. “With rising global tensions and the retreat by many governments from international negotiations and multilateral solutions, the risks of nuclear conflict are very real. This sad anniversary must give impetus to getting …