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Two Decades Since Pokhran-II Nuclear Tests: A Quick Analytical Survey

Two Decades Since Pokhran-II Nuclear Tests: A Quick Analytical Survey

Nuclear Weapons, Pokhran Tests November 22, 2020 at 8:09 pm 0 comments

Sukla Sen | The ill-advised nuclearization neither enhanced India’s security — defined in terms of the ability to eliminate/minimise external military threats, nor strategic autonomy — the ability to operate more freely on the international stage.

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

Radioactive New Mexico: ‘Trinity’ to Now [Watch Webinar]

Radioactive New Mexico: ‘Trinity’ to Now [Watch Webinar]

Featured July 18, 2020 at 8:45 pm 0 comments

On Monday, July 13, 2020, Tina Cordova, a founder of the Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium, and Joni Arends, Director of Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety, shared their struggles to get compensation and health care for victims of the July 16, 1945, Trinity A-bomb test in Alamogordo, New Mexico, and discussed the radioactive waste disposal problems faced by New Mexicans. This webinar was hosted by Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, US Section, Disarm Committee, and by Vermont Physicians for Social Responsibility and the Vermont International Film Festival. Robin Lloyd of WILPF US and John Reuwer of VT PSR and VTIFF.org were moderators.

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.