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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 75 Years of Hiroshima-Nagasaki Bombings, Sign the Hibakusha Appeal!

On 75 Years of Hiroshima-Nagasaki Bombings, Sign the Hibakusha Appeal!

Campaigns July 11, 2020 at 9:12 pm 0 comments

To mark the 75th anniversary of the only use of nuclear weapons in war, we are proud to be working with the organizers of the “Hibakusha Appeal” for the elimination of nuclear weapons. Written by a leading group of hibakusha—the survivors of the bombs used in Hiroshima and Nagasaki—this is a global appeal with the support of more than 10 million people worldwide. Add your name today.

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.

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons: Watch Full Documentary

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons: Watch Full Documentary

Nuclear Disarmament, Videos July 7, 2020 at 5:39 am 0 comments

This 56 minute documentary film takes the viewer through a brief history of the bomb and the anti-nuclear activism that has pushed to eliminate them ever since their invention. It moves into a consideration of the humanitarian initiative that successfully challenged the dominant security narrative and the historic steps taken since 2010 to turn the treaty from a dream into a reality. Finally, the film shows what can be done by anyone to help bring the treaty into force and to stigmatise nuclear weapons until they are finally eradicated.