Monday’s Monument: Peace Wall, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Monday’s Monument: Peace Wall, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

The Peace Wall was dedicated on August 29 2019 by then-President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The day is significant: it is not only the annual International Day against Nuclear Tests but also the 27th anniversary of the closing of the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site. The...
Monday’s Monument: Peace Statue, Nagasaki, Japan

Monday’s Monument: Peace Statue, Nagasaki, Japan

Nagasaki native son Seibo Kitamura created the 32-foot bronze, whose right arm points upward toward the threat of nuclear destruction while the left arm is extended in a gesture of peace. His eyes are closed in prayer for the dead, but his muscular figure symbolizes...