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Face 2 Face with Seth Shelden

On this show we speak with Seth Shelden, United Nations Liaison with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Seth speaks about New York City just joined the ICAN Cities Appeal and calling on the US to join the UN Treaty…

Big News from the Big Apple – New York just joined the ICAN Cities Appeal

We are standing outside New York’s City Hall as we celebrate an incredible victory: today, the New York City Council adopted a powerful package of legislation which calls for the US to join the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of…

Chile: Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty passed into law

The Chilean Senate passed into law the Draft International Agreement approving the “Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons”, which was adopted in New York in July 2017. The treaty notes the “concern about the catastrophic humanitarian and environmental consequences…

The Hibakusha Park – a place of remembrance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Europe

Hibakusha Park is a memorial in honor of the atomic bomb victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the Nimy campus of Mons University in Belgium. This park, dedicated to the abolition of nuclear weapons and created by Professor Pierre Piérart…

Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King Opens the Atomic Pandora’s Box

August 19 was the anniversary of the signing of the historic Quebec Agreement by President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill in Quebec City in 1943 for the joint development of the atom bomb by the U.S., the United Kingdom and…

Pope Francis Calls Nuclear Weapons Immoral as Catholic Activists Face Jail For U.S. Nuke Base Action

Over the weekend, Pope Francis visited Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where the United States dropped the first atomic bombs in 1945, killing more than 200,000 people. Pope Francis said, “A world without nuclear weapons is possible and necessary.” The leader of…

IPPNW warns of dire consequences of military escalation in Kashmir

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) is calling on the Indian government to restore immediately all communications and freedom of movement in Kashmir and Jammu, and urging all states in the disputed border regions to initiate new…

Warheads to Windmills: How to Pay for a Green New Deal

By Tim Wallis New report launched in congress: Warheads to Windmills: How to Pay for a Green New Deal was officially launched in Congress on June 20th, with the endorsement of the Sierra Club and support of Representatives Jim McGovern and…

From Tlatelolco to the UN Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty

By Jorge Alberto López Lechuga for In Depth News Jorge Alberto López Lechuga is Research and Communication Officer of the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (OPANAL). The views expressed in this article…

Women’s March to Ban the Bomb in New York

“It started raining as soon as people gathered, poured during the Women’s March to Ban the Bomb and the program outside the UN, then stopped raining, but only after it was all over! A good turnout for a rainy day,…