Header image: ‘Hiroshima Peace Memorial. Photo: Yuko Baba (UNITAR).’By Tariq Rauf On 16th July 1945, at 05:29 AM, the secrets of the atom were unlocked by detonating the world’s first nuclear explosive device, “The Gadget” in the Trinity test in New Mexico. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientific leader of the multinationally staffed and supported Manhattan Project… Read More August 6 and 9 – commemorating the 75th anniversary of the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
In little more than a week, the world will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the destruction by atomic bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki…… Read More Show us your voice!
By Tariq Rauf August 6 and August 9 will mark the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. No sentient human being who has met or seen the hibakusha (survivors), or visited the hypocentres in the two cities, or seen the photographic evidence of the destruction of these two Japanese cities, can avoid being… Read More Opinion: Uncertainty Haunts the Future of Non-Proliferation Treaty and Disarmament