■Two Hibakusha delegates are now visiting Washington D.C. and surrounding areas until August 11. Please see the details. (updated Aug. 6, 2014)
■Hidankyo sent a letter to US President Barack Obama, protesting against its third nuclear test using the Z Machine.(Feb. 2, 2012)
■Hidankyo sent a letter to US President Barack Obama on July 21, protesting against the subcritical nuclear tests.(July 29, 2011)
■Hidankyo sent a protest letter to President Barack Obama on May 24, against a new form of nuclear tests that the US conducted in November 2010 and in March 2011.(May 26, 2011)
■"Hidankyo submitted a petition to the Prime Minister, the Minister of Economy Trade, and Industry, the Minister of Health, Labour, and Welfare, the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, and Tokyo Electric Power Company. " (updated April 25, 2011)
"Regarding the Northeast-Kanto Great Earthquake and Tsunami and the Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant Disaster" (March 22, 2011)
■50 Hibakusha (atomic bomb survivors) are coming to New York from May 1 to 5 in 2010!!
If you are interested in inviting the Hibakusha to share their testimonies with your group or friends, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org (Updated January 28, 2010) see more...
■"Messages from Hibakusha" published.
We collected "Messages from Hibakusha" from all over Japan with the expectation that the 64 years of Hibakusha's suffering will be reflected in the deliberations of the 2010 NPT Review Conference. We published the Digest Version of "Messages from Hibakusha."(updated October 30, 2009)
For the 2010 NPT Review Conference Messages from Hibakusha
■The third session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2010 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference was held from May 4 to May 15 , 2009. At the NGO presentations in the plenary session, Sueichi KIDO, Assistant Secretary General of Hidankyo spoke to the delegates of the state parties. (Updated May 29)
■On February 14, 2009, three Hibakusha spoke in the second meeting of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (ICNND), held in Washington D.C. More
■The Second session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2010 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference was held from April 28 to May 9, 2008.
NGO presentations were held during a plenary session on April 29.
As one of the speakers, Terumi TANAKA, Secretary General of Hidankyo, made a speech, "Appeal of the Hibakusha."
■Hidankyo sent a protest letter against the DPRK's nuclear test to the Six-Party talks member states (DPRK, Unites States, Russia, China, Republic of Korea and Japan).<
■International Citizens' Conference for No More Hiroshimas & Nagasakis is held from July 29th to 31st in Tokyo.(See Citizens' Conference)
■Hibakusha delegates tell their testimonies and message for peace in Belgium, Italy and the US this summer. Mr. Yoshio Sato visits Belgium to join in the peacewalk starting from July 26. Ms. Seiko Ikeda tells her experience around in Milan, Italy from August 5 to 10.
Four delegates visit the US from August 3 to 10, of whom Mr. Satoru Konishi stays in Dallas, Austin and Livermore, Mr. Koji Ueda and Ms. Masako Hashida in Los Alamos and Mr. Eiji Nakanishi in Oak Ridge and Atlanta. more informaton
■Again Message to the World July 2005
Nihon Hidankyo is the only national organization of A-bomb survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Hibakusha) in Japan. It is formed with Hibakusha organizations in all 47 prefectures. It was founded on August 10, 1956, during the 2nd World Conference against A and H Bombs.