Joint Media Release from ACDN & IDN 25 January 2023. In 1947, when the Cold War was beginning, the atomic scientists of the University of Chicago created the Doomsday Clock, a fictional clock on which "midnight" symbolises the end of the world - the outcome that nuclear weapons could provoke. At the time they placed the long hand at 7 minutes to midnight. Since then, its position has fluctuated with shifts in international relations - moving between 2 minutes (1953) and 17 minutes (...)
Greetings, Dear Friends. And Happy New Year!
May 2023 fulfil your dearest desires. May each one of us retain or regain good health, the presence of our loved ones, and living conditions that are worthy and satisfying.
Happiness is firstly a personal notion. But we all know that it depends also on conditions of life in society and on collective survival. One of these conditions is peace.
May I therefore, in the name of ACDN (Action des Citoyens pour le (...)
International Day for the total elimination of nuclear weapons Seven out of ten French citizens want to abolish nuclear and radioactive weapons and wish a referendum on the subject According to an IFOP Poll of 20-21 September 2022
FROM IFOP, 22 SEPTEMBER 2022 REPORT ON PUBLIC OPINION POLL
Concerning the wish that France should negotiate a treaty to ban and completely eliminate nuclear and radioactive weapons
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Today there are nearly 13000 atom bombs threatening life on earth. According to the UN, any State that uses them "must be considered as violating the UN Charter, acting in contempt of the laws of humanity and committing a crime against Humanity and civilization" (...)