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25.05.2018

Deutsche Bank wants out of the nuclear weapons business

Deutsche Bank wants out of the nuclear weapons business

Deutsche Bank wants to end its trade relations with nuclear weapons manufacturers. With a “directive on controversial weapons” published today[1], it responds to criticism from the International Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which received the Nobel Peace Prize last year. “The new board of directors is… »

23.05.2018

New Deutsche Bank policy expands exclusion nuclear weapons producers

New Deutsche Bank policy expands exclusion nuclear weapons producers

We publish here the report from the Don’t Bank on the Bomb campaign on Deutsche Bank’s announcement to tighten up their policy on investments in “controversial weapons”: By Maaike Beenes of Pax. Deutsche Bank announced today it has expanded its exclusion of controversial weapons companies. The… »

18.05.2018

Members of Parliament from four countries sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Pledge

Members of Parliament from four countries sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Pledge

On Saturday the 12th of May, parliamentarians from Spain, France, Chile and Argentina signed ICAN’s Parliamentary pledge in support of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.  ICAN won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to create the treaty. The event took place as part of the… »

15.05.2018

The Bumpy Road to Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Process

The Bumpy Road to Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Process

By Sergio Duarte The writer is President of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. NEW YORK (IDN) – On July 1, 2018 the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) will celebrate the fiftieth aniversary of its opening for signature. Although criticised as… »

15.05.2018

7 Anti-Nuke Activists Indicted in Southern District of Georgia Federal Court

7 Anti-Nuke Activists Indicted in Southern District of Georgia Federal Court

Early on the morning of April 5, 2018, seven nuclear abolitionists were arrested inside the Kings Bay Naval Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia. Kings Bay is the Atlantic homeport for six Trident nuclear ballistic missile submarines and also provides critical support services for the fleet of four British Trident nuclear… »

29.04.2018

Abolition 2000 Opportunities

Abolition 2000 Opportunities

On Saturday the 28th of  April, representatives of several anti-nuclear organisations and other individuals gathered together in Geneva for the Abolition 2000 AGM.  In a section of Challenges and Opportunities, Tony Robinson from the Abolition 2000 Coordinating Committee, Pressenza editor, and member of World without Wars and Violence was invited… »

21.04.2018

Strong Plea for Early Entry into Force of Nuclear Ban Treaty

Strong Plea for Early Entry into Force of Nuclear Ban Treaty

By Jamshed Baruah GENEVA (IDN) – On the eve of a crucial international conference, an eminent Buddhist organization advocating a nuclear-weapon-free world for over six decades, has called for the signing, ratification and early entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) adopted by… »

09.03.2018

On Track for Extinction: Can Humanity Survive?

On Track for Extinction: Can Humanity Survive?

Anyone reading the scientific literature (or the progressive news outlets that truthfully report this literature) knows that homo sapiens sapiens is on the fast track to extinction, most likely some time between 2025 and 2040. For a taste of the evidence in this regard… »

08.02.2018

The Fear Driving US Nuclear Strategy

The Fear Driving US Nuclear Strategy

The United States Department of Defense released its latest ‘Nuclear Posture Review 2018’ (NPR) on 2 February, updating the last one issued in 2010 during the previous administration. See ‘Nuclear Posture Review 2018’. The Executive Summary of… »

08.02.2018

Letter of Protest against the US Nuclear Posture Review

Letter of Protest against the US Nuclear Posture Review

By Japan Council against A & H Bombs (Gensuikyo) We, of the people of Japan, the A-bombed country strongly protest against your nuclear policy formulated in the newly released “Nuclear Posture Review”, which brings the US much closer to the actual use of nuclear weapons by modernizing your nuclear arsenals… »

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