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01.07.2015 Pressenza London

Three minutes from apocalypse?

Three minutes from apocalypse?

The “doomsday clock”, a respected measure of the world’s nearness to catastrophe, is again on the move. By Juan Gabriel Tokatlian [1] for openDemocracy At the very point of origin of the cold war, June 1947, a group of scientists wanted to highlight the extreme danger … »

26.06.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Hunger strikers mark nuclear anniversary in August

Hunger strikers mark nuclear anniversary in August

70 years after Hiroshima, we demand nuclear disarmament! We are groups of fasters who have decided to deny ourselves nourishment for 4 days, from August 6th, the anniversary of Hiroshima, till August 9th, the anniversary of Nagasaki, to express our total opposition to nuclear weapons, and to call for their … »

26.05.2015 Tony Robinson

P5 at Nuclear conference: “The sun revolves around the Earth!”

P5 at Nuclear conference: “The sun revolves around the Earth!”

Last Friday saw the predictable failure of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference to reach any consensus on disarmament measures.  The refusal of Israel to admit to the existence of their nuclear arsenal and to take part in a conference to create a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the Middle East is … »

14.05.2015 PAX

NPT review conference: A document or not?

NPT review conference: A document or not?

By Susi Snyder* Looking at this NPT review conference, one of the big questions is whether there will be a [final outcome] document, or not. At this point, it’s what everyone is talking about – in the halls, in the cafe, around the conference rooms. The discussion raises some … »

13.05.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula?

Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula?

By Gunnar Westberg, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Can Korea be reunited after almost 70 years of complete division between North and South? This is the dream of many in the older generation in both parts of the country. The younger people in South Korea do not … »

23.04.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Will the NPT face the facts?

Will the NPT face the facts?

By John Loretz of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War When the 2015 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) opens in New York next week, the 190 member states will have to come to terms with some hard facts. The … »

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