Category Archives: nuclear weapons

Nuclear attack? We must support Corbyn’s refusal to murder millions: Oliver Tickell

Another unpublished article found in archives – extracts set out Jeremy Corbyn’s position on nuclear weapons.    “There are five declared nuclear weapon states in the world. There are three others that have nuclear weapons. That is eight countries out … Continue reading

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2017 Nobel Peace Prize for nuclear disarmament group ICAN

Nuclear disarmament group ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb Holding the banner: Lesley Docksey (left) and  Sharon Dolev from Israel  “The organisation is receiving the award … Continue reading

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NATO denounces UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

In a September Press Release NATO Watch reported that NATO has denounced a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons as unrealistic and claimed that it risked undermining the international response to North Korea’s nuclear arms programme. The NATO statement was timed to coincide … Continue reading

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The Nuclear Education Trust seeks a Chair of Trustees

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The man who averted nuclear war in 1983 dies peacefully in Moscow

  Mon, 09/18/2017 – 15:25 The NATO Watch newsletter draws our attention to this remarkable story. A retired Soviet officer who prevented a possible nuclear war between the US/NATO and the Soviet Union in the 1980s quietly passed away on … Continue reading

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Germany’s election campaign: Martin Schulz has vowed to secure the removal of US nuclear weapons from German soil

Many readers will welcome the substance of Tony Barber’s Financial Times’ article (28th August: ‘Schulz taps pacifist tradition by playing the Trump card’) which prompted a search for background information. In November 2016, Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, … Continue reading

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The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has been passed

“The world has been waiting for this legal norm for 70 years,” said Elayne Whyte Gomez, Costa Rica’s ambassador to the U.N., referring to the nuclear bombs the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 during World War II. The … Continue reading

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