| Please read THE AIMS OF ACDN, nongovernmental association.|
| "A new stage in the repression of opponents to the burial of nuclear wastes at Bure. One lawyer searched and placed under house arrest"|
MEDIA RELEASE from FRENCH LAWYERS
Published in French on 21 June 2018
...in the wake of a massive search operation on Bure (7 arrests) and the arrest of a lawyer in Paris.
"Acting in the context of public information on facts going back to 2017, about two hundred gendarmes proceeded this morning (20 June) to conduct searches and arrest operations in several homes of people opposed to the Cigeo Project at Bure in eastern France. Exceptionally, the activists’ lawyer was visited at the same in his Paris offices and placed (...)
| People of France, while we are singing and dancing, the government is killing our freedoms.|
Published in French on 20 June 2018
This morning, 20 June, a daybreak, the police arrested about ten anti-nuclear activists in the Bure region (eastern France) and elsewhere.
One of those arrested is Etienne Ambroselli, a lawyer at the Paris Appeal Court since 2001, a specialist in questions of environmental law, the legal advisor of the "Nuclear Phase-out Network" and the defenser of the activists at Bure... So a real Paris barrister, no less... Others were various activists who we can (...)
| Bure on the Eve of 16 June 2018|
Published in French on 15 June, 2018
Today, in Bure as in all the nearby villages and more distant towns, preparations are in full swing for the festive demonstration on 16 June at Bar-le-Duc, eastern France. Several thousand participants (at least 2000, with 1200 coming in buses) are expected outside the Meuse Prefecture. The 13 June issue of L’Est Républicain devoted two central pages to this "festive family day", with interviews and a positive-sounding article entitled "Bure: Debate now (...)
10 May 2018
By an overwhelming majority, the French people want France to negotiate a treaty to abolish nuclear and radioactive weapons.. and to have a referendum to prove it!
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9 March 2018
The Good-Guy, the Brute and the Seven Mercenaries
8 March 2018
National Week for the Nuclear Phase-Out
7 March 2018
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29 December 2017
An Appeal to Abolish Atomic Arms
30 November 2017
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|Saturday 16 June 2018 |
|Start-up of Finnish EPR put back four months|
Regular electricity generation at the Olkiluoto 3 EPR in Finland is now expected to begin in September 2019 as commissioning tests will take longer than planned, Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) announced yesterday. According to the previous schedule provided by plant supplier the (...)
|Monday 11 December 2017 |
|Tribute to François-Régis Hutin|
MEDIA RELEASE, 11 December 2017
The daily Ouest-France, with a circulation of over 700 000 copies across 12 départements of the West, is France’s number one newspaper in terms of readers. It has just lost its President, an inspired and inspiring man, François-Régis Hutin, who was COE from 1984 (...)
|Thursday 3 August 2017 |
| Flame at Half-Mast for Nuclear Disarmament|
ACDN PRESS RELEASE
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 (...)
|Thursday 8 June 2017 |
|South Korea suspends deployment of American missile defense system|
An official from the president’s office Wednesday said that the missile defense system would be frozen as it is.
“We are not saying the two launchers and other equipment that has already been deployed should be withdrawn. But those that have yet to be deployed will have to wait,” a senior (...)