Welcome to the Hiroshima Peace Media Center

The Hiroshima Peace Media Center, seeking to advance the abolition of nuclear weapons and a broader peace in the world, is the only media agency dedicated exclusively to the coverage of peace-related concerns. Launched in January 2008 by the Chugoku Shimbun, Hiroshima's daily newspaper, the Hiroshima Peace Media Center maintains a bilingual English-Japanese website with local and international news, special coverage of issues involving nuclear disarmament and proliferation, commentaries by prominent figures in the field, and an archive of content related to the world's first atomic bombing. The site offers a wealth of information to support the efforts of researchers, journalists, teachers, students, activists, lawmakers, and other peace advocates.

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Hiroshima citizens have long been engaged in a peace movement to bring about the elimination of nuclear weapons from the earth and a greater peace among human beings. This peace movement, led by the atomic bomb survivors and the City of Hiroshima, includes people from all walks of life. The energy of Hiroshima's peace movement, in reaching out to the world to convey the reality of the atomic bombing, has surely contributed to the fact that no nuclear attack has taken place since 1945.

For more information on the peace movement in Hiroshima, continue to the Peace News page.