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The International Peoples' Tribunal
on the Dropping of Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The International Peoples' Tribunal on the Dropping of Atomic Bombs on
Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be convened in Hiroshima on July 15-16, 2006.

Through this Tribunal we aim to abolish nuclear weapons and wars by
demonstrating that indiscriminate mass killing of civilians by Weapons of
Mass Destruction, such as atomic bombs, constitutes a serious crime against
humanity.




¡Date : July 15 (Sat.), 16 (Sun.), 2006

¡Venue : Memorial Hall
Basement, Peace Memorial Museum, Hiroshima Peace Park
http://www.pcf.city.hiroshima.jp/frame/Virtual_j/tour_j/guide2.html

¡Entrance Fee : Two Day ticket 1998 yen,
One Day ticket 999 yen
500 yen for students and concession holders.



¡Panel of Judges

Prof. Lennox Hinds
Professor in International Law & Criminal Law
Rutgers' University in the United States of America
IADL's Permanent Representative at the United Nations
Judge at the International People's Tribunal in the Philippines

Prof. Carlos Vargas
Professor in International Law
Department of Law, Costa Rica University, Costa Rica
Vice President of the International Association of Lawyers
Against Nuclear Arms

Prof. Ie Masaji
Professor in International Law
Department of Law, Himeji Dokkyo University, Japan

¡Prosecutors
Mr. ADACHI Shuichi (Hiroshima Bar Association)
Mr. INOUE Masanobu (Hiroshima Bar Association)
Ms. SHIMONAKA Nami (Hiroshima Bar Association)
Mr. AKIMOTO Masahiro (Chiba Bar Association)
Mr. CHE Bong Tae (Tegu Local Bar Association, Korea)

¡Amicus Curiae
Mr. OHKUBO Kenichi (Saitama Bar Association)

¡Plaintiffs
A-Bomb Survivors
Citizens of Hiroshima
Citizens of Nagasaki

¡Defendants
U.S. President, Franklin D. Roosevelt
U.S. President, Harry S. Truman
James F. Byrnes, Secretary of State
Henry L. Stimson, Secretary of War
George Marshall, Army Chief of Staff
Thomas Handy, Army Acting Chief of Staff
Henry Arnold, Commander of the Army Air Forces
Carl Spaaz, Commander of the US Strategic Air Force
Curtis LeMay, Commander of the 20th Bomber Command
Paul Tibett, Pilot of B-29 gEnola Gayh
William Parsons, Chief Bombardier of B-29 gEnola Gayh
Charles Sweeny, Pilot of B-29 gBockfs Carh
Frederick Ashwars, Chief Bombardier of B-29 gBockfs Carh
Lesley Groves, Head of the Manhattan Project
Robert Oppenheimer, Director of the Los Alamos Laboratory



¡PROGRAM (All the proceedings with simultaneously interpretation)
July 15 (Sat.) 13:00 - 17:00

Opening Remarks
Introduction to the Tribunal
Explanation on the Formation of the Tribunal
Explanation on the Charter of the Tribunal
OPENING OF THE TRIBUNAL (hereafter presided on by the panel of judges)

œReading of the Indictment@œOpinions of Amicus Curiae
œDiscussion on the Points of Dispute
œVerification of the Effects of Radiation on Human Bodies
Prof. KAMATA Nanao (Emeritus Professor of Hiroshima University)
œTestimonies by Hibakusha (A-bomb Survivors)

Mr. TAKAHASHI Akihiro (Hiroshima)
Ms. SHIMOE Sakue (Nagasaki)
Mr. KAK Kifung (Korea)


¡PROGRAM (All the proceedings with simultaneously interpretation)

July 15 (Sat.) 13:00 - 17:00

Opening Remarks
Introduction to the Tribunal
Explanation on the Formation of the Tribunal
Explanation on the Charter of the Tribunal
OPENING OF THE TRIBUNAL (hereafter presided on by the panel of judges)

œReading of the Indictment

œOpinions of Amicus Curiae

œDiscussion on the Points of Dispute

œVerification of the Effects of Radiation on Human Bodies
Prof. KAMATA Nanao (Emeritus Professor of Hiroshima University)

œTestimonies by Hibakusha (A-bomb Survivors)

Mr. TAKAHASHI Akihiro (Hiroshima)
Ms. SHIMOE Sakue (Nagasaki)
Mr. KAK Kifung (Korea)

July 16 (Sun.) 10:00 - 17:00 (Breaks 12:00 - 13:00 and 15:00 - 15:30)

œVerification of the Decision and Execution of the Order to Drop A-Bombs on
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
By Prof. ARAI Shinichi (Emeritus Professor of Ibaraki University)

œVerification of the Illegality of the Use of the A-bomb according to
International Law
By Prof. MAEDA Akira (Professor in Law at Tokyo Zokei University)

œFinal Pleading
œOpinions of Amicus Curiae
œConsultation by Judges
œWhile the judges consult, the following special events will be held
for the audience.
‚PjScreening of the documentary film
"Original Child Bomb" by Mary Becker
This film will be screened with the assistance of the Hiroshima Peace Film
Festival Association

2) Special Testimony on Japan's War Responsibility by LEE Sil Gun
( President of the Association of Korean Victims of the A-Bomb in
Hiroshima)

œAnnouncement of the Summary of the Decision of the Tribunal
(The final full decree will be issued by the end of the year.)

œClosing Remarks

¡Financial donations would be greatly appreciated. These may be paid into
the Japan Postal Account Number 0130-6-93301
(Account name: Genbakutooka o sabaku kokusai minshuu hootei hiroshima)

Volunteers wishing to assist in the running of the Tribunal on July 15 and
16 would be most welcome.

¡Organizer:
Executive Committee of the Hiroshima A-Bomb Tribunal

¡Co-representatives:
TSUBOI Sunao (A-bomb Survivor)
SASAKI Takeya (Lawyer)
TANAKA Yuki (Professor at Hiroshima Peace Institute)

¡Address and Contact Details:
Executive Committee of the Hiroshima A-Bomb Tribunal
c/o Attorney Adachifs Office
18-13-201, Higashi-hakushima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City JAPAN, 730-0004

TelF082-211-2441 FaxF082-211-3331
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http://www.abomb-hiroshima-tribunal.com/





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