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A police guard at one of the entries to the Maralinga atomic weapons test range. Photo: Fairfax Media

“My people are still suffering from secret nuclear testing “: Australian aboriginal activist Sue Coleman-Haseldine

Import, Nuclear and Racism, Nuclear Weapons December 16, 2017 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

In the 1950s, areas known as Emu Fields and Maralinga were used to test nine full-scale atomic bombs and for 600 other nuclear tests, leaving the land highly radioactive. We weren’t on ground zero, but the dust didn’t stay in one place. The winds brought the poison to us and many others.