Nuclear Disarmament

Full Text: Nagasaki Peace Declaration on 76th A-bomb anniversary

Full Text: Nagasaki Peace Declaration on 76th A-bomb anniversary

The following is the full text of the Peace Declaration read on Aug. 9 by Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue at a ceremony to mark the 76th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city: Courtesy: Mainichi News This year saw the passing of a Catholic monk. Toumei Ozaki spent hisRead More

Why the American Narrative of Hiroshima needs to be dismantled

Why the American Narrative of Hiroshima needs to be dismantled

Robert Jacobs & Ran Zwigenberg | CounterPunch A photograph of Hiroshima seen from a US airplane after the attack, autographed by Enola Gay pilot Paul Tibbets. In August 1945, the United States attacked two cities in Japan with nuclear weapons in the last days of World War Two. The USRead More

What the Nuclear Ban Implies: Struggles Against Nukes by Communities and Smaller Countries Are Now Legal

What the Nuclear Ban Implies: Struggles Against Nukes by Communities and Smaller Countries Are Now Legal

The coming into effect of the Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) will empower and breathe new life into the struggles of affected communities, destroyed landscapes  and smaller countries for a nuclear-free world.

On 65 Years of the Russel-Einstein Manifesto for a Nuclear-Free World

On 65 Years of the Russel-Einstein Manifesto for a Nuclear-Free World

Nuclear Disarmament July 9, 2020 at 7:03 pm 0 comments

Exactly 65 years later, their message is as relevant today as it was when it was issued. The scourge of weapons of mass destruction and war still threaten us; but the crises confronting humanity have multiplied exponentially in number, intensity, complexity and impact on human security. Infectious diseases, hunger and poverty, unemployment and inequality, financial instability and economic uncertainty, the retreat from democracy, the reversion to competitive nationalism, and the overarching threat of climate change loom larger than ever. They are magnified by the vacuum in global leadership and a loss of trust and confidence in national and international institutions.