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Feb
5
Mon
MAKING WAVES IN SYDNEY @ Redfern Community Centre,
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

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Making Waves will explore:

  • The devastating humanitarian consequences of the use and testing of nuclear weapons, particularly on Indigenous people
  • The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
  • The role of Japanese and Australian civil society in building momentum for their Governments to reject nuclear weapons and join the treaty
  • The impact of Australian uranium exports on the people of Fukushima in the wake of the 2011 nuclear disaster

 

Speakers

The following speakers will travel aboard Peace Boat and participate in Making Waves. The agenda will vary in each city with the addition of local speakers.

  • Miyake Nobuo, survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima
  • Hasegawa Hanako and Hasegawa Kenichi, former dairy farmers evacuated from Itate village, Fukushima
  • Karina Lester, Yankunytjatjara-Anangu second-generation nuclear test survivor
  • Scott Ludlam, former federal Senator and ICAN Ambassador
  • Akira Kawasaki, Peace Boat Executive Committee
  • Gem Romuld, Outreach Coordinator, ICAN Australia