Wednesday, September 22, 2010

postheadericon Nagatsuka Junior High School Pupils Make Their Own "Peace Declaration"

On August 6th 2010, the 65th anniversary of the atom bombing of Hiroshima at the end of the Second World War, the pupils of Nagatsuka Junior High School prepared and delivered their own "Hiroshima Peace Declaration".

Here is their message.

2 comments:

daninJapan89 said...

I got one of the card doves from two students of Nagatsuka junior high school. I'd really like to contact the school to say thank you, do you know how I could do that? Thank you : )

Daniel (UK)

dan892k8@googlemail.com

ANT-Hiroshima said...

Hi Daniel,

Their address is:

Nagatsuka Junior High School,
Nagatsuka Nishi 1-26-2,
Asaminamiku,
Hiroshima 731-0136
Japan

Best wishes,

Tomoko Watanabe
ANT-Hiroshima

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Asian Network of Trust-Hiroshima, an NGO based in Hiroshima, Japan, draws its inspiration from the experience of the A-bomb survivors who, together with international support, worked to rebuild their shattered city in a spirit of peace and reconciliation. In a similar spirit, ANT-Hiroshima is involved in a range of relief, reconstruction, and peace-building projects in a number of countries, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh.

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