Testimony from SETSUKO THURLOW, HIBAKUSHA
Supporting THE GLOBAL NUCLEAR BAN
4.30pm Mon. May 9th Quaker Meeting House 7 Victoria Terrace Edinburgh EH1 2JL
Setsuko Thurlow a survivor of the bombing of Hiroshima will give evidence to the OEWG She is visiting the UK and will speak at a meeting hosted by Scotland’s for Peace.
Thirteen year old Setsuko was contributing to the war effort when the bomb exploded. She had to witness many deaths, including that of her four year old nephew, crying for water, unrecognisable because his little body was so blackened and swollen. Setsuko made her home in Toronto, and had a career in clinical and educational settings in social work. Now in her eighties, she brings her experience as woman, worker, and mother to help ban all nuclear weapons and their catastrophic humanitarian consequences.
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