nuclear weapons

A Four-Week Festival of Double Standards

Hypocrisy & Outright Lying by Nuclear-armed States By Jackie Cabasso (IDN) — The 10th NPT Review Conference didn’t fail because it couldn’t produce a final document. It failed because the nuclear-armed states haven’t made good on their fundamental nuclear disarmament…

“Limited regional” nuclear war would trigger a global climate catastrophe according to new study

It’s long been known a major nuclear war could destroy modern civilization and kill most of humanity. But what about a “limited” nuclear war—a conflict confined to one region, say, or involving just a tiny fraction of the world’s arsenals?…

Sit-in outside of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations

Yesterday, during the early sessions of the Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), a number of U.S.-based civil society organizations gathered for a sit-in outside of the U.S. Mission to…

No Nukes – for life and for planet: Tuesday August 2 Anti-Nuclear Protest at U.S. Mission to United Nations

40 years ago in 1982, one million people marched and rallied in NYC demanding an end to nuclear weapons and nuclear war and 1700 people were arrested during acts of nonviolent civil disobedience outside the UN missions of the 7…

Let’s Eliminate Nuclear Weapons, Before They Eliminate Us

When UN Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) on the successful conclusion of their first meeting in Vienna, his warning was dead on target. “Let’s eliminate these weapons before they…

Growing hope for humanity: 65 countries in Vienna say no to atomic weapons in TPNW declaration

In Vienna, a total of 65 countries with many others as observers and a large number of civil organisations, on Thursday 24 June and for three days, aligned themselves in the face of the threat of the use of atomic…

Why Peace and Disarmament Are at the Heart of Nonalignment

As our world spirals toward the catastrophe of nuclear war, there has never been a greater need for a new global balancing, a rejection of great power war, exploitation, and aggression. Now more than ever, we need to reject the…

To Swedish and Finnish citizens from Italy: NATO, if you know it you avoid it!

Open letter to Swedish and Finnish citizens men and women, and especially young people, who do not decide but will have the consequences of this decision about what joining NATO in 1949 meant for Italy. It is not easy to…

NATO membership requires stronger work for disarmament

In connection with the Social Democrats’ announcement that they have changed their position on the issue of Swedish NATO membership, Swedish Doctors Against Nuclear Weapons make clear demands to ensure that Sweden remains nuclear-weapon-free – both territorially and in policy.…

Nikos Stergiou: We have the opportunity to revive the anti-nuclear movement in Greece

On the occasion of the campaign against nuclear weapons #SaveTheCity we talk to Nikos Stergios, President and founding member of the Greek office of the organization World Without Wars and Violence. We know that World Without Wars and Violence has…

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