August 16, 2017 by Nukewatch Leave a Comment Nukewatch Delegation to International Week – Day 2 – July 15, 2017 All photos by Zara Brown, member of the US delegation. On the second day of International Week local supporters of the campaign gathered for the musical event, Wake Up Call Germany! “Radio-activists” performed some theatrical “early warnings” at the main gate Saturday morning. Konstantin Wecker (left) and Marion Kuepker (far right) joined in opening the concert. Concert- goers gathered in the afternoon for the musical event Wake Up Call: Music Not Bombs. Marion Kuepker, international coordinator for DFG-VK and peace camp organizer, moderated the concert gathering. Renowned singer/ songwriter Konstantin Wecker performed and read some original poetry. Susan Crane and other members of the US delegation, spoke from the stage about their work for nuclear weapons abolition. Carmella Cole and Ralph Hutchinson of the Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance spoke about the Y12 nuclear bomb plant. See video of their talk here. Nicole Mercier performed in solidarity with the encampment. Sr. Ardeth Platte, OP spoke of her participation in UN nuclear weapons treaty ban negotiations. Sr. Carol Gilbert, OP also spoke about the successful adoption of the UN nuclear weapons treaty ban. Members of the Youth International Work Camp representing Mexico, Russia, Germany and China spoke from the stage. Steve Baggarly of Norfolk, Virginia Catholic Worker spoke about the Catholic Worker commitment to nonviolent anti-militarism. Bonnie Urfer, board member and former longtime staffer of Nukewatch spoke about the long prison terms given to US nuclear weapons resisters. Mohammed Koshary, recent refugee to Germany from Syria, performed freedom songs. Leona Morgan of Diné No Nukes spoke about the impact of the nuclear chain on indigenous lands and population around the world. John LaForge of Nukewatch spoke about the mental illness of becoming comfortable with nuclear weapons. Info tables made a part of Sunday’s concert gathering and demonstration. To see more of Zara Brown’s pictures from Day 2 click here.