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Hibakusha visit to Scotland to highlight the nuclear ban

The Scottish peace movement was privileged to host two Japanese A-bomb survivors, known as Hibakusha,¬†during March 2017. The visit coincided with the dates of the first session of the¬†critical UN negotiations for a nuclear ban treaty. Reiko Yamada and Midori … Continue reading

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A UN ban on nuclear weapons is on the way

By the last day of the first session of the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty discussions in New York, there was an exuberant excitement in the room at the enormous significance of what is under way. 132 UN Member states participated … Continue reading

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UK protest at the UN Ban Treaty discussions

Over 120 UN states have started this week the negotiations to develop a legally binding instrument for the prohibition of nuclear weapons, along the lines of the bans on chemical weapons and landmines. The UK Government decided to use its … Continue reading

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