WORLD PRESS RELEASE
FOR GENERAL RELEASE
15 February, 1989
FOUNDER OF WORLD GOVERNMENT IN HIROSHIMA
WORLD CITIZEN GARRY DAVIS ON WORLD TOUR
HIROSHIMA, 15 February--Since 1945, Hiroshima has been host to millions of individuals from all over the world seeking a solution to war. Yesterday, a former World War II bomber pilot, now a global peacemaker, arrived in Hiroshima, an important stop of his world tour to establish branches of the World Citizen Party under whose banner he was a recent presidential candidate in the 1988 elections in the United States.
"From all I have read about so-called peace education in Japan," Mr. Davis said on his arrival from Osaka yesterday, "the essential lessons of Hiroshima and Nagasaki have not yet been learned much less applied by the Japanese people. Those lessons are first that all cities in the world are vulnerable to attack, that is, are on the front lines of 20th century war, and second, that the breeding-ground of war is anarchy. Renunciation of war without the establishment of world law is like renouncing hunger with no food to eat."
The time has come, The World Citizen added, "for the Japanese people, as human beings, to exercise their inalienable rights as their Constitution states, 'to an international peace based on justice and order...'"
Davis will register world citizens and issue the official World Passport of the World Government Thursday and Friday at the New Kikusui Hotel before leaving for Tokyo on Saturday.
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