Letter to Florence Parly: the defense minister is silent, the President replies
On 18 June 2020, the 80th anniversary of de Gaulle famous appeal in 1940, the president of ACDN (Action des Citoyens pour le Désarmement Nucléaire) had written to Mme Florence Parly, the minister of defense, sending copies to the President of the Republic, to the then PM, and to several other eminent leaders.
Published in French on 22 September 2020
Three months later the minister has still not replied, but the President has now done so and is encouraging her to do the same, via a letter (...)
75 years later : Moments of Emotion as Saintes commemorates the victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Published in French on 9 August 2020
Despite the coronavirus and the restrictions around meetings, more than 150 people came, sometimes from a distance, to commemorate the atomic massacres that plunged humankind into the nuclear era, and to hear the four-handed concert which two great pianists, Yuko Hirota of Japan and Alice Rosset of France, presented at Saintes on 6 August 2020 in homage to the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 and 9 August 1945.
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Petition to France’s President and Parliament Let’s Disarm to Avoid the Apocalypse and Build a Better World
While the whole world is mobilising against the coronavirus pandemic,
While millions of citizens of all nations are answering the call of the UN secretary-general for a ceasefire in all wars,
While climate change is threatening the planet’s equilibrium and the survival of humankind,
While the most elementary needs of millions of human beings are not being met,
France, the world’s third arms-vendor after the USA and Russia, continues to make, sell and export weapons to nations at war. (...)