Nuclear Tests

In Tahiti, traditional priest Raymond Graffe inaugurates a memorial to nuclear survivors in French Polynesia and across the Pacific. Nic Maclellan

“We would like France to apologise”: Nuclear test survivors in French Polynesia

Nuclear and Racism, Nuclear Tests July 28, 2020 at 3:16 am 0 comments

As the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings approaches, the legacy of cold war–era French nuclear testing is still in dispute

75 Years After First Nuclear Explosion, Apocalypse Still Looms

75 Years After First Nuclear Explosion, Apocalypse Still Looms

Nuclear Tests, Videos July 18, 2020 at 8:34 pm 0 comments

16th July marked the 75th anniversary of the first nuclear test, the Trinity test which was the culmination of the Manhattan project. Newsclick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about the conditions that led to the development of nuclear weapons, the responsibility of the scientific community in advocating for peace, and the present day nuclear arms race.

Radioactivity Under the Sand – French Nuclear Tests in Algeria

Radioactivity Under the Sand – French Nuclear Tests in Algeria

Nuclear Tests July 9, 2020 at 1:20 am 0 comments

This case study on the waste from French nuclear tests in Algeria in the 1960s, provide ample technical and political reasons why we cannot and should not close the chapter of nuclear testing and why the TPNW is an answer.

Pokhran at 22: Selected articles and videos on the Perils of a Nuclear South Asia

Pokhran at 22: Selected articles and videos on the Perils of a Nuclear South Asia

Latest, Nuclear Tests, Pokhran Tests May 12, 2020 at 6:13 am 0 comments

On the 22nd anniversary of India’s Pokhran nuclear tests of 1998, we are re-posting a select few commentaries, articles, and videos for our readers