Hiroshima Memorial Event In Wimbledon

Rushmere Lake on August 6

Members of Wimbledon Disarmament Coalition/CND will gather on the shores of Rushmere Lake, Wimbledon Common at dusk on Tuesday August 6, the 68th anniversary of the dropping of the world's first atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima.

They shall remember the 200,000 victims and say they they will "renew our determination to campaign for a world in which weapons of mass destruction are outlawed under international law".

Young local Japanese lady Satsuki Goto will speak at the event, and they will float candles on the surface of the water (white flowers if the weather is inclement) in accordance with Japanese tradition.

August 4, 2013