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...
Monday’s Monument: 228 Massacre Monument, Taipei, Taiwan

Monday’s Monument: 228 Massacre Monument, Taipei, Taiwan

The 228 Peace Memorial Park is a historic site and municipal park containing memorials to victims of the February 28 Incident of 1947, including the Taipei 228 Memorial that stands at the center of the park and the Taipei 228 Memorial Museum, housed at the site of a...