Published by the first French daily "Ouest -France" An Appeal to Abolish Atomic Arms From a collective initiated by Action des Citoyens pour le Désarmement Nucléaire (ACDN).
This Appeal will be published and sent to the French President and Government, along with the list of co-signatories (First name, SURNAME, Position).
France’s leaders will be asked to commit France without delay to a process for abolishing atomic weapons (i.e. banning and eliminating them completely under mutual and international control that is strict and effective), in conformity with Article VI of the NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty) which France ratified in 1992.
MPs and Senators will be (...)
Should France Sign the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty?
This question is obviously topical, since the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to ICAN (the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear weapons) for its action in favour of the Treaty, and a new Korean War is developing against a background of nuclear threats.
The answer to the question seems also to be obvious, when you are advocates of nuclear weapons abolition, as ACDN has been since its foundation in 1996,. But before signing or supporting a treaty, one needs to first read the text. (...)
3rd AWSF, Paris, 2-4 November 2017 : Everything’s Going Great, Monsieur le Président.
The third Antinuclear World Social Forum (FSMA in French) met in Paris on 2-4 Novemeber 2017. Around 450 people from over 20 countries took part. It was a clear success.
On 5 November a delegation went to Bure, a key site in the struggle against the burial of nuclear wastes.
Below, you will find echoes of the event, which included a song-message which the participants sang the previous day, on the Place de la République, directed at President Macron, using the [famously ironic] tune of (...)