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“So that the people from future generations will not have to experience hell on earth, we want to realize a world free of nuclear weapons while we are still alive.”

Join your voice with those of the Hibakusha to say “Never Again.”
Sign the petition for a new treaty to ban nuclear weapons below.

Hibakusha Earnestly Desire Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

At present, humanity stands at the crossroads of whether to save our blue planet with all living things on it as it is or to go along the road of self-destruction.

The two atomic bombs dropped on August 6th and 9th 1945 by the US forces totally destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki in an instant and killed and wounded hundreds of thousands of people without discrimination. With corpses charred black, bodies with their skins peeled off and with lines of people tottering in silence, a hell on earth emerged. Those who narrowly survived soon collapsed one after another. For more than 70 years since then, we have struggled to live on, afflicted by the delayed effects and by anxiety about the possible effects of radiation on our children and grandchildren. Never again do we want such tragedies to be repeated.

After 11 years of silence following the A-bomb suffering, Hibakusha assembled in Nagasaki in August 1956 and founded Nihon Hidankyo, the Japan Confederation of A-and H-bomb Sufferers Organizations. There we pledged that we would work to "save humanity from its crisis through the lessons learned from our experiences, while at the same time saving ourselves".

Since then we have continued appealing to the world that "there should never be another Hibakusha." This is the cry of our soul. Wars and conflicts are still going on in the world, and many lives of innocent people are lost. Nuclear weapons are being used to threaten others. There are also moves to develop new nuclear weapons. The destructive power of existing nuclear weapons, which number well over 10 thousand, amounts to that of tens of thousands of Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs combined. Nuclear weapons are the "weapons of the devil". They could wipe out the human race and all other creatures. They could destroy the environment and turn the globe into a dead planet.

Human beings have prohibited the use, development, production, and possession of biological and chemical weapons by treaties and protocols. Why do we hesitate to prohibit nuclear weapons, which are far more destructive than these weapons?

We, the Hibakusha, call on all State Governments to conclude a treaty to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons. The average age of the Hibakusha now exceeds 80. It is our strong ' desire to achieve a nuclear-weapon-free world in our lifetime so that succeeding generations of people will not see hell on earth ever again.

You, your families and relatives, or any other people should not be made Hibakusha again. We believe that your signatures appended to this appeal will add up to the voices of hundreds of millions of people around the world and move international politics. They will finally save the future of our blue planet and all life on it. We earnestly appeal to you to append your signature to this petition.

April 2016

Initial Proposers of the Appeal:
Sunao Tsuboi, Sumiteru Taniguchi and Mikiso Iwasa, Co-Chairpersons, Hidankyo (Japan Confederation of A-and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations)
Terumi Tanaka, Secretary General, Hidankyo
Kwak Kwi Hoon, Honorary Chairman, Korean Association of Atomic Bomb Victims
Tsukasa Mukai, President, US Association of Atomic Bomb Victims
Takashi Morita, President, Associacao Hibakusha Brasil Pela Paz
Setsuko Thurlow, Hibakusha of Hiroshima, Toronto,Canada
Yasuaki Yamashita, Hibakusha of Nagasaki, Mexico City, Mexico

International Signature Campaign in Support of the Appeal of the Hibakusha for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Earnestly desiring the elimination of nuclear weapons without delay, we, the Hibakusha, call on all State Governments to conclude a treaty to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons.

I, the undersigned, hereby support the Appeal of the Hibakusha.

NOTE:
After the launch of the International Signature Campaign in April 2016, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was adopted on July 7, 2017. This Campaign now calls on all State Governments to join the Treaty and achieve the total elimination of nuclear weapons.

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Fumika Kuribayashi
Doris Power
Vladislav Krasnov
Susan Ford
Leslie Poplawski
Pia Jensen
Nina Burridge
Mercedes Guerrero
Dupthop Kezang
Joan Anderson
Alvin Rosales
Pentti Saaritsa
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Varpu Kinnunen-Saaritsa
Rodrigo Ramos
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  • Tanya Peters
    signed 2019-11-04 13:30:46 -0500
  • David Pybus
    signed 2019-11-03 18:05:29 -0500
  • Panagiotis Bartzos
    signed 2019-11-02 14:46:42 -0400
  • Barbara Natta
    signed 2019-11-02 09:50:57 -0400
    Thank you
  • Marianne Hanson
    signed 2019-10-25 02:58:40 -0400
  • Ashish Shrivastava
    signed 2019-10-20 08:12:53 -0400
    Supporting“Appeal of the Hibakusha”: more than 10,5 million signatures supporting call for the elimination of nuclear weapons

    at SocialGoodSummit
  • Dr Michael Orgel
    signed 2019-10-20 08:06:38 -0400
  • Natalia Bonilla
    @nataliabonilla tweeted link to this page. 2019-10-18 15:23:49 -0400
    I Just Joined the Rebellion! It's time to take a stand for what we believe - we can't let a small handful of power-hungry people have control over the fate of our lives and planet. Join us! https://www.peacinstitute.org/endnukesnow?recruiter_id=11992
  • Natalia Bonilla
    signed 2019-10-18 15:23:18 -0400
  • Deseri Tsepetis
    signed 2019-10-11 10:46:00 -0400
  • Emily Katherine Drzymala
    signed 2019-10-09 14:50:27 -0400
  • Fumika Kuribayashi
    signed 2019-10-07 07:31:54 -0400
    I heard Steven Leeper’s lecture at YMCA in the Asia-Pacific region. Thank you very much. I want to make a peaceful earth.
  • Doris Power
    signed 2019-10-05 13:46:14 -0400
  • w george krasnow
    @vlad62slav tweeted link to this page. 2019-10-05 07:27:32 -0400
    I Just Joined the Rebellion! It's time to take a stand for what we believe - we can't let a small handful of power-hungry people have control over the fate of our lives and planet. Join us! https://www.peacinstitute.org/endnukesnow?recruiter_id=11963
  • Vladislav Krasnov
    signed 2019-10-05 07:26:31 -0400
    Подпиши, не пожалеешь!

    Sign to make the Earth last longer.
  • Susan Ford
    signed 2019-10-03 13:54:54 -0400
  • Leslie Poplawski
    signed via 2019-10-02 20:42:31 -0400
    It is imperative that K-12, University, & all respectable media outlets educate on this issue. They do not. As well as nuclear energy catastrophic history. They do not. To omit the truth is an offense against to earth & inhabitants. To not study the effects of man-made radioactivity is wrong. They do not. The World Health Organization must not renew its agreement with IAEA. They must not have offices in the same building. Thank you for the opportunity to express my concerns.

    Mrs Leslie Poplawski.

    Mother & future grandmother.
  • Cecalli Helper
    @Cecalli_Helper tweeted link to this page. 2019-10-02 09:47:26 -0400
    I Just Joined the Rebellion! It's time to take a stand for what we believe - we can't let a small handful of power-hungry people have control over the fate of our lives and planet. Join us! https://www.peacinstitute.org/endnukesnow?recruiter_id=5015
  • Pia Jensen
    signed 2019-10-02 09:47:07 -0400
  • Nina Burridge
    signed 2019-10-01 21:37:19 -0400
  • Mercedes Guerrero
    signed 2019-09-30 11:49:59 -0400
  • Dupthop Kezang
    signed 2019-09-30 11:09:20 -0400
  • Joan Anderson
    signed 2019-09-30 05:42:39 -0400
  • Alvin Rosales
    signed 2019-09-28 18:18:41 -0400
    Banning nuclear weapons, climate change, anti-blackness, closing the camps, preserving our planet, indigenous culture, anti-capitalist ways of being…its all connected!
  • Pentti Saaritsa
    signed 2019-09-28 12:38:36 -0400
  • Pentti Saaritsa
    signed 2019-09-28 12:21:06 -0400
  • Varpu Kinnunen-Saaritsa
    signed 2019-09-28 12:16:58 -0400
  • Rodrigo Ramos
    signed 2019-09-28 10:28:40 -0400
  • Hiroaki Kawamura
    signed 2019-09-28 09:15:27 -0400
  • Angela Forbes
    signed 2019-09-28 04:10:00 -0400

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