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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)