Friday, 3 August 2012


This article appears in today's Leicester Mercury:

CND members mark Hiroshima anniversary
Campaigners for nuclear disarmament will be reminding shoppers about the anniversary of the dropping of an atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
Members of Leicester CND will man a street stall tomorrow, in Cheapside.
They will be handing out leaflets and chatting to passers-by from 10.30am to 12.45pm.
The anniversary of the Hiroshima attack falls on Monday.
Anna Cheetham, of Leicester CND, said: "Each year we remember that terrible day when nuclear weapons were used on a city about the size of Leicester.
"Many thousands were killed immediately, some being vapourised by the appalling heat of the bomb.
"Others have continued to die since from radiation-produced cancers."
CND campaigners will hold a vigil of remembrance at the Clock Tower from 8am on Saturday and will make a presentation to Sir Peter Soulsby between 9.30am and 10.30am.

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