nuclear weapons

19.04.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Nuclear Weapons: the gap, the pledge and the ban

Nuclear Weapons: the gap, the pledge and the ban

Human Wrongs Watch By Daniel Högsta* 15 April 2015 – As the Review Conference of the nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT RevCon) approaches, the Humanitarian Initiative, most recently punctuated by the success of the Vienna Conference, faces an important milestone.   Through three conferences, a number of joint and … »

12.04.2015 Pressenza London

[UK] Michael Fallon and Ed Miliband are both wrong about Trident

[UK] Michael Fallon and Ed Miliband are both wrong about Trident

By DAVID WEARING 10 April 2015 for OpenDemocracy. Westminster’s pro-nuclear consensus is held together by irrational speculation about future threats. Trident must be decommissioned for the sake of life on our planet. Tory Defence Secretary Michael Fallon didn’t really want to talk about Trident in his Times article and … »

26.03.2015 Pressenza Budapest

NATO and Russia—a tragedy unfolding

NATO and Russia—a tragedy unfolding

By Gunnar Westberg, IPPNW. In 1984 a group from IPPNW Sweden met with the Norwegian general Tönne Huitfeldt, at that time Chief of the Military Staff of NATO. He was a man with great confidence in himself and in the military system. “General Huitfeldt,” we asked, “when you work with … »

06.03.2015 Alice Slater

Moratorium on any new nuclear arms spending

Moratorium on any new nuclear arms spending

If the US really want “arms control” we should disband NATO, take our missiles out of Poland, Romania and Turkey (Turkey for the second time, since JFK took them out of Turkey once before in a deal for the USSR to get their missiles out of Cuba), reinstate the 1972 … »

03.03.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Push Back the Doomsday Clock!

Push Back the Doomsday Clock!

Human Wrongs Watch By James Albertini*, 3 March 2015 – TRANSCEND Media Service We Are All Down Winders! March 1st is known as “Nuclear-Free & Independent Pacific Day.” It commemorates the tragic 15 megaton U.S. nuclear bomb test, code named Bravo, at Bikini atoll in the Marshall Islands … »

29.01.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

ACT NOW > DISARM NOW > SCRAP TRIDENT

ACT NOW > DISARM NOW > SCRAP TRIDENT

Call to Action – P5 in London From Kate Hudson, General Secretary, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, UK Dear friends, I am writing to ask you to support the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and take part in a symbolic global action: demanding nuclear disarmament when the five nuclear weapon states … »

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