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Nuclear disarmament campaigners press for legislation in New York City on 76th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings.

In a commemoration of the August 6 and August 9, 1945 bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that was both somber and spirited, New York City-based nuclear disarmament advocates assembled outside the Municipal Building in downtown New York City. Advocates joined…

The Intolerable Nuclear Threat 76 years after Hiroshima

On 6 August 1945 the US military dropped the first atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima. An estimated 70,000 to 80,000 people were killed instantly, in what can be considered the greatest act of terrorism in history. Another 70,000…

Face 2 Face with Tomás Hirsch

LIVE SHOW on Friday 25th at 11 AM EST On this show we speak with Tomás Hirsch Chilean Congress Deputy with Action Humanist, about Chile approving the International Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which was promoted by ICAN…

For Earth Day 2021, New Yorkers rally at the iconic Unisphere in Flushing Meadows, Queens and call for City Council to pass nuclear disarmament legislation – Resolution 976 & Introduction 1621

On Earth Day 2021, New Yorkers rally at the iconic Unisphere in Flushing Meadows, Queens. Call for City Council to vote and pass nuclear disarmament legislation. Resolution 976 & Introduction 1621. For Earth Day New York members of the New York…

The End of Nuclear Arms 2021

By Mitzi Stark (WILPF) and Giovanny Blanco (World Without Warsand Violence) The 22ndof January, 2021 became an important day in history when Honduras became the 50thcountry to ratify the United Nations’ Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Arms. This treaty, now in…

Majority of the Dutch say that The Netherlands must join the Ban Treaty

People in the Netherlands and five other NATO states overwhelmingly reject the presence of U.S. nuclear weapons and support the Treaty to Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). In fact, according to polls, support for the Dutch joining the nuclear ban…

EcoWaste Coalition Backs PH Ratification of Treaties Banning Nuclear Weapons and Hazardous Waste Exports

27 January 2021, Quezon City. The waste and pollution watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition has expressed support for Senate concurrence in the government‘s ratification of a global agreement banning nuclear weapons. Last Thursday, January 21, Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, as Chair…

Hope is a Choice

The ballet ensemble of the city of Trier dances for the ban on nuclear weapons. With a foreword by Klaus Jensen, (Klaus Jensen Foundation, former Mayor of Trier) as well as the Lord Mayor Wolfram Leibe/Network Mayors for Peace and…

Guterres hails entry into force of treaty banning nuclear weapons

The first multilateral nuclear disarmament treaty in more than two decades, came into force just after midnight on Friday, hailed by the UN Secretary-General as “an important step towards a world free of nuclear weapons”. António Guterres said that the Treaty on the Prohibition…

Carlos Umaña of ICAN on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and its relevance

As the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons approaches entry into force this Friday, we asked our regular contributor, Carlos Umaña, from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) what this treaty is all about and why it’s…

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