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12 Aug, 2013

1 Million Japanese school students sign nuke abolition call | The Japan Times

NAGASAKI – A students’ group in Nagasaki Prefecture said Sunday it has collected more than 1 million signatures from senior high school students calling for the abolition of nuclear weapons since it started gathering them in 2001.

At a meeting in Nagasaki the same day of about 50 former and current members of the group, the executive committee said the total number of signatures has reached 1.04 million.

Erica Fujimoto, 29, who was the founding member of the group, said, “I’m amazed to see the activity of the group, whose initial target was 10,000, expand to this extent.”

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