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| 26 September: The UN’s World Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons|
Media Release from ACDN
Why this day? To prevent the final catastrophe. And because 26 September 1983 was the day when the world nearly slid into the 3rd World War, a nuclear one which is still hanging over our heads 35 years later.
In March 1983 Ronald Reagan described the Soviet Union as an "evil empire". On September 1, the Soviets had judged themselves spied on by a South Korean passenger plane which had entered their airspace, and they shot it down with 269 people on board. The tension between East and (...)
| Article from FRANCE TELEVISIONS|
"Nicolas Hulot’s resignation is an invitation to change our objectives."
10 green NGOs launch an appeal to President Emmanuel Macron
An electric shock. On Tuesday 28 August, the Minister of Ecological Transition, Nicolas Hulot, announced his resignation. He explained: "I don’t want to continue lying, I don’t push the illusion that my presence in the government means that it is up to task of facing those those high challenges, and so I have decided to leave the government."
This decision prompted a reaction from ten green NGOs, who have written an op-ed addressed to President Macron and published on Franceinfo. It speaks (...)
| Peace Declaration|
By MATSUI Kazumi, Mayor of Hiroshima
It’s 73 years ago and a Monday morning, just like today. With the mid-summer sun already blazing, Hiroshima starts another day. Please listen to what I say next as if you and your loved ones were there. At 8:15 comes a blinding flash. A fireball more than a million degrees Celsius releases intense radiation, heat, and then, a tremendous blast. Below the roiling mushroom cloud, innocent lives are snuffed out as the city is obliterated.“I’m so hot! It’s killing me!” From under collapsed houses, (...)
1 August 2018
85% of the French people want France to negotiate a treaty to abolish nuclear and radioactive weapons...
23 June 2018
"A new stage in the repression of opponents to the burial of nuclear wastes at Bure. One lawyer searched and placed under house arrest"
21 June 2018
People of France, while we are singing and dancing, the government is killing our freedoms.
18 June 2018
Bure on the Eve of 16 June 2018
1 April 2018
Phasing out nuclear technology? What an April Fool’s joke!
9 March 2018
The Good-Guy, the Brute and the Seven Mercenaries
8 March 2018
National Week for the Nuclear Phase-Out
|Sunday 12 August 2018 |
|International Summer Camp protests nuclear industry in France and around the world|
Narbonne, 11 August 2018 – During this week of the 73rd anniversaries of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the International Anti-Nuclear Summer Camp takes place near Narbonne in the south of France from August 6th to 12th. Tents, performances, and debates are waking up a peaceful (...)
|Friday 27 July 2018 |
|Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Never Again !|
Media release from ACDN, 27 July 2018
From August 6 to August 9, 2018, in Saintes at the Monument to the Fallen, Place du Palais de Justice, the Nuclear Disarmament Flame will burn again in memory of the victims of the nuclear bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki (of August 6 and 9, 1945) and to (...)
|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 (...)