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More than 50 countries signed the treaty already

The Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons opened for signature yesterday morning! And less than 8 hours later, 50 states have signed. What an excellent result. Here are the first 50 signatories to the ban treaty, but many more … Continue reading

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As September 20th Sign-up Day Approaches . . .

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) will soon be open for signing by the world’s nations. We are very hopeful that there will be many signings on the day itself and soon after. News of the signings … Continue reading

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Letter in the Guardian from Medact

The below letter was published in the Guardian on 31st of Aug. See the article here. Fourteen medical doctors and scientists call on the British government to join the international treaty demanding the ban of nuclear weapons As medical doctors and scientists, we … Continue reading

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What do the papers say?

In the month since the agreement on the Nuclear Ban treaty in New York coverage of this momentous event has been a little thin in the Scottish main stream media, but more thorough in the social media. You can read … Continue reading

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Public Meeting: All you need to know about the ban.

The Scottish CND Global Ban Treaty Working Group are organising a public meeting on on Wed,  23rd of Aug at 7 pm in the Rainbow Room of the Quaker Meeting House (38 Elmbank Crescent Glasgow G2 4PS). The United Nations … Continue reading

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Message to US, Democratic Republic of Korea and all nuclear armed states

The already dangerous crisis in Korea has escalated further with the reckless rhetoric emanating from both the United States and the Democratic Republic of Korea. The wild threats issued by both sides only inflame an already explosive situation. If acted … Continue reading

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When you write your MP or MSP, here is an easy ask. Ahead of the negotiations for the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) enlisted support from 856 parliamentarians in … Continue reading

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WHY THE NEW UN NUCLEAR WEAPONS BAN IS IMPORTANT

There is a great opportunity to hear the author of this article, Tilman Ruff, at a public meeting on the evening of Friday 8th September at the Quaker Meeting House, Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh. Tilman is an Australian public health and … Continue reading

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‘ The UK will never….’

There has been a written question to the Defence Secretary as a follow up to  Patrica Gibson’s  question in the house last week. Apparently there are different kinds of multilateral disarmament and we’ve picked the wrong one! Nuclear Weapons: Written … Continue reading

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Coulport Disarmament camp :Brian & Angie imprisoned till 3rd August

As part of the action to highlight the Global Ban Treaty and Scotland’s position as a reluctant host of nuclear weapons there is currently a disarmament camp at Coulport. A number of people have been arrested, and two long term … Continue reading

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