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Pierre Krähenbühl
Humanitarian activist, passionate about dignity, conflict resolution & peace - Former CG & Director of Operations
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Pierre Krähenbühl retweeted
Savioz Régis Aug 8
for the 75th peace ceremony. An important day to remember and pay respect to the the victims of the A-bomb and . Their memories should help convince the world that this should never happen again.
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The Nobel Prize Aug 5
75 years ago today the first atomic bomb was dropped over Hiroshima, instantly killing tens of thousands of the city's inhabitants. Setsuko Thurlow, then 13, was one of the city's survivors. In 2017 she jointly accepted the in Oslo on behalf of .
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Pierre Krähenbühl retweeted
Irish Foreign Ministry Aug 6
“The only guarantee of protection from nuclear weapons is their complete elimination” On the 75th anniversary of Hiroshima, Minister writes about Ireland ratifying the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons:
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Pierre Krähenbühl Aug 6
Highly recommend K. Lowe’s excellent books on WW II. “Savage Continent” is chilling depiction of anarchy & despair that spread across Europe during decade after war ended. In “Inferno” he describes horrific human cost of air campaign that destroyed Hamburg in ‘43
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ICRC Aug 6
92% of nurses killed or injured. 90% of doctors killed or injured. 80% of hospitals destroyed. When the atomic bomb hit Hiroshima, it obliterated more than a city. We won't be able to cope if nuclear weapons are used again.
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The Elders Aug 6
"Together we can build a world in peace and without fear.” - Gro Harlem Brundtland. Join us and share a peace crane and personal message of peace as we mark the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of and . 1/3
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Pierre Krähenbühl Aug 5
Replying to @PKraehenbuehl
Paying genuine tribute to victims of & requires more than simply saying “never again”. We need a collective change of mindset about war & concrete mobilization for a world free of nuclear weapons. Our future and that of following generations depends on it.
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Pierre Krähenbühl Aug 5
Replying to @PKraehenbuehl
The bombings of and were another appalling demonstration of mankind’s limitless ability to inflict the worst possible suffering on fellow humans. The human cost, immediate and long-term, was intolerable and immoral.
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Pierre Krähenbühl Aug 5
75 years ago first atomic bomb was dropped on . It was a war crime. Beyond all attempts at justifying & explaining, the deliberate targeting of civilians, even more so with a weapon of such catastrophic & indiscriminate power, is & remains a war crime.
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Pierre Krähenbühl retweeted
CICR Aug 4
Penser porter secours aux victimes d'une attaque nucléaire est une illusion. Les armes nucléaires ne doivent jamais être utilisées. Voici pourquoi 👇
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ICRC Aug 4
Right now there are almost 14,000 nuclear bombs in the world. Thousands are ready to launch anytime. More powerful than the bombs which devastated Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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Pierre Krähenbühl Aug 4
Scenes from Beirut are deeply shocking & distressing. My heart goes out to all our friends in & from Lebanon, to colleagues in and beyond. In strongest solidarity.
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The Elders Aug 4
This week, the Elders are marking 75 years since the atomic bombing of and . You can join them on social media by sharing an origami crane and message of peace from the 6 August. Find out how.
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The Elders Aug 4
As long as nuclear weapons remain in existence, it is inevitable that they will someday be used - whether by design, accident or miscalculation. World leaders must get serious about taking steps towards the total elimination of nuclear weapons.
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Zeid Raad Al Hussein Jul 3
. urge European leaders to stand firm on threats
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The Elders Jun 30
Warning that the threat was already growing in significance before , Ban Ki-moon highlights the urgency of a multilateral approach to & nuclear disarmament: via
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The Elders Jun 29
Over 1000 MPs from 25 European countries have joined forces to warn of the dangers posed by potential annexation of the . would pose a serious threat to peace and security, and to international law.
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Erik Solheim Jun 15
Good news! Pierre Krahenbuhl, former head of the UN Agency for Palestinian refugees UNWRA is on board as member of the advisory council of Treelion. Treelion is the lead green blockchain company.
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Palestine PLO-NAD Jun 10
Foreign Minister H.E.Jean : Israel must stop and put an end to occupation, to its illegal settlement policy, and to any plans of annexation.
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Geneva Initiative Jun 9
Two polls, one result. The Channel 12 poll published last night and the new GI poll show a strikingly similar picture: the Israeli public doesn't want annexation. GI results: 42 against, 32 for; Channel 12 results: 46 against, 34 for. Full results here:
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