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122 countries adopt global treaty banning nuclear weapons

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Nuclear-armed states dismiss the ban as unrealistic, arguing it will have no impact on reducing the global stockpile of 15,000 atomic weapons

UNITED NATIONS (Jul. 7, 2017) — A global treaty banning nuclear weapons was adopted at the United Nations on Friday, July 7, despite opposition from the United States, Britain, France and other nuclear powers that boycotted negotiations. Continue reading 122 countries adopt global treaty banning nuclear weapons

Thousands join anti-nuclear weapons march in London

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MASSIVE DEMONSTRATION. Protesters gather in Trafalgar Square, London on February 27, 2016 to condemn the proposed renewal of Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons system. Photo by Niklas Halle’n/AFP
‘If a nuclear war took place there would be mass destruction on both sides of the conflict,’ says Jeremy Corbyn

LONDON, United Kingdom (Feb. 28, 2016) — Tens of thousands of people protested in London on Saturday, February 27, against the proposed renewal of Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons system, in Continue reading Thousands join anti-nuclear weapons march in London