Open Letter To Benoît Hamon French MP and candidate in the Presidential Elections
He says he’s of the Left. He claims to be green, democratic, humanistic. But he is in favour of atom bombs forever, and refuses (though an elected MP) to put the nuclear question to his fellow-citizens. Hold a referendum? No thanks, not about that!
Presidents come and go, and the French Republic - an advocate of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity, a mouthpiece for Human Rights, an opponent of Capital Punishment – continues to polish and brandish these massacre weapons. Politicians put (...)
2017, a Year of Many Dangers and Only One Hope Is France worse than North Korea? A referendum can prove the contrary.
Published in French on 31 December 2016
More than 15 000 atomic bombs are constantly threatening to annihilate humankind. It is generally thought that current tensions involving that nuclear powers are strongly increasing the probability that these weapons of crimes against humanity may be actually used.
Aware of this danger, the UN General Assembly decided on 23 December 2016 to convene a conference in the spring of 2017 to negotiate to ban nuclear weapons and to eliminate them without (...)
A Burst of Sunshine in a Stormy Sky : in 2017 the UN will convene negotiations for the banning of nuclear weapons A historic turning-point
Published in French on 24 December 2016
On Friday evening, 23 December 2016 in New York, two days before Christmas and despite a late hour, the UN General Assembly in plenary session adopted Resolution L41, which had been passed in committee in 27 October. There were 113 votes in favour, 35 against and 13 abstentions. . This resolution « to advance multilateral nuclear disarmament » convenes in 2017 in New York « a UN conference tasked with negotiating a legally binding instrument to ban (...)