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Nuclear Weapons

Setsuko speaks

A statement by a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, a hibakusha

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The ban is here

Nuclear ban treaty will become law on 22 January

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Nuclear ban treaty will become law on 22 January 2021

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Castle Romeo nuclear test, 27 March 1954. PHOTO:United States Department of Energy, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Nuclear weapons states applied enormous pressure to try and stop the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, recalls Janet Fenton.

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What if they can’t keep a nuclear missile sub continuously out at sea?

Dave Cullen talks to PN about the Nuclear Information Service's recent report on the UK's nuclear weapons upgrades 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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NIS uncovers N-secrets

We celebrate the 20th birthday of a little-known but vital part of the peace movement

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Hiroshima-Nagasaki 75

Anniversary of atom bombings marked around the UK

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Hiroshima & Nagasaki 75 years

The Bomb was not ‘a last resort’ argues Milan Rai

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‘The most important election in history’ — Chomsky on Trump

A powerful Democracy Now! interview on the risk of a coup in the US, the climate crisis and the nuclear arms race

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Editorial: What does ‘decolonising history’ mean? And does it matter?

We need to remember the real history of Britain's nuclear 'deterrent' argues Milan Rai

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How to ban bombs and influence people

Scottish CND's Janet Fenton reports from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons' Paris Forum, which took place pre-lockdown from 14 - 15 February

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