Hiroshima
Protest against U.S. base relocation in Okinawa With rising COVID-19 cases, US bases in Japan come under scrutiny

A recent surge of COVID-19 infections in the Okinawa, Hiroshima and Yamaguchi prefectures has been connected to the presence of US military bases in Japan

Mapping Faultlines: 76 years after Hiroshima, nuclear threat still looms large

76 years after Hiroshima, humanity still faces the threat of nuclear annihilation. Treaties which reduced the threat have expired mainly due to the the intransigence of the US. Prabir Purkayastha looks at these issues

Nagasaki: 75 years later

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at the impact of the Nagasaki nuclear bombing, especially on global politics and the Cold War that followed it

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the threat of nuclear extinction

It is difficult to believe that the US view of the justness of its possession of nuclear power, while threatening others, is not underpinned by the belief of many in white supremacy

75 years after Hiroshima, where do we stand?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the state of the nuclear threat 75 years after the first atom bomb was dropped in Hiroshima.

Today marks 75 years since the world’s first nuclear bombing

After three quarters of a century of the nuclear bombings, the Japanese people continue to resist creeping militarism and right-ward tilt. The government of Shinzo Abe has been pushing for expanding military power

75 years after Hiroshima, the clock is ticking

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the dropping of the atom bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. To this day, we are under the threat of nuclear war.

75 years after first nuclear explosion, apocalypse still looms

Today is the 75th anniversary of the first nuclear test, the Trinity test which was the culmination of the Manhattan project.

When world leaders forget what nuclear warfare looks like

In a campaign speech in Rajasthan on April 22, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi casually threatened Pakistan with the use of nuclear bombs, saying India’s nuclear arsenal has not been saved for Diwali.

73 Years Since Hiroshima: The Threat of a Nuclear Holocaust Still Haunts Us

Where is Trump’s ‘my nuclear button bigger than yours’ rhetoric taking the world to? And Has nuclear proliferation treaty helped in moving towards disarmament?

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