International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize – hibakusha accepts award

Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow and ICAN director Beatrice Fihn accepted the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) in the awards ceremony in Oslo December 10.

In her acceptance speech, Beatrice Fihn, executive director of ICAN, warned that mankind’s total destruction at the hands of nuclear weapons was just one “impulsive tantrum away”: “Will it be the end of nuclear weapons, or will it be the end of us?”

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