ACDN - Action of Citizens for Nuclear Disarmament
logo ACDN banniere ACDNVisiter ACDN
Accueil-Home ACDN Contact ACDN Consulter le plan du site - SiteMap Other Version
vous etes ici Flame at Half-Mast for Nuclear Disarmament
ACDN, What is it ?

External sources
Letters from ACDN
News Articles

Campaign "The Very Last Atom!"
Gathering for a Livable World




Background papers


French Elections
News of the Presidential Campaign

Flame at Half-Mast for Nuclear Disarmament
Thursday 3 August 2017


The Nuclear Disarmament Flame, which has burnt in Saintes (Charente-Maritime) every year since 2001 from August 6th to 9th to commemorate the victims of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to call for a world without nuclear weapons, will not burn this year.

It could have been lit to celebrate the new Treaty to ban nuclear weapons, which 122 UN member states voted for in New York on July 7. Unfortunately, France and the other nuclear states boycotted the negotiations that produced the Treaty. France even led the boycott, and, along with the USA and the UK, declared an intention to never sign it. We protest against this attitude, and that is why – contrary to the wishes of three-quarters of French citizens – the ceremonies in Saintes will not take place.

A delegation from ACDN was received this morning at the Saintes sub-prefecture by the general secretary. It laid out the reasons for suspending the ceremonies, and submitted an explanatory letter to be sent to the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister, and five ministers concerned.

Letter to President Macron
List of parliamentarians who signed a draft bill to organize a referendum on France’s participation in the abolition of nuclear weapons (April 2017)

L'argent est le nerf de la paix ! ACDN vous remercie de lui
print Printable version

Share through social networks

Other news

25 April 2019 : How can we resist well-dressed barbarism?
8 April 2019 : The Yellow Vests are setting up a structure
10 November 2018 : The UN Human Rights Committee condemns the threat or use of nuclear weapons
29 October 2018 : ACDN excluded from the Paris Peace Forum
12 August 2018 : International Summer Camp protests nuclear industry in France and around the world
27 July 2018 : Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Never Again !
16 June 2018 : Start-up of Finnish EPR put back four months
11 December 2017 : Tribute to François-Régis Hutin
8 June 2017 : South Korea suspends deployment of American missile defense system
5 May 2017 : NPT PrepCom in Vienna: Statement by Austria
visites :  881797

Home | Contact | Site Map | Admin |

Site powered by SPIP
design et fonction Easter-Eggs