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| Democratic Emergency|
Media Release from ACDN, on 28 November 2020
The « comprehensive security » that France’s people need is not found through the ways being chosen by le Head of State and the current government. We appeal to our citizens to mobilise to stop our regime that is drifting off course. Our leaders are less and less democratic, less and less republican, and their authoritarian drift relies heavily on the police and the military.
France, supposedly the "homeland of human rights", needs to cease: (...)
| France, the Nuclear Ban Treaty and the NPT |
Heated Exchange with France’s Minister of Defense
Saintes, 16 November 2020 Subject : Your letter dated 8 October 2020, Attached. : Referendum Bill To Mme Florence Parly, "Ministre des Armées" Madame la Ministre,
I wrote to you back on 18 June 2020 to draw your attention to the shocking contradictions in France’s policy "in the matters of respect for international humanitarian law, and of disarmament, conventional or nuclear."
On 14 September 2020, President Macron thanked me for my letter and said he was drawing your attention to it. (...)
| The Nuclear Ban Treaty soon enters into force: What does it say? What can we expect of it?|
How can the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons contribute to abolishing them? Approximate answers are not enough, rigorous analysis is needed.
Its entry into force will occur on 22 January 2021. It emphasises the urgency of nuclear disarmament and it stigmatises nuclear weapons. But it has serious defects, and they permit the States possessing these weapons to escape from the ban and from eliminating their weapons.
To make this ban effective, we would have to amend the Treaty, (...)
24 October 2020
Open Letter to President Janus [Macron], Elysée Palace, Paris
22 October 2020
Charter for a Human France and a Human World
6 October 2020
Jai Jagat - The March for Social Justice and Peace has arrived in Geneva
24 September 2020
Letter to Florence Parly: the defense minister is silent, the President replies
18 September 2020
Barbarism above our heads, paid for by our taxes
15 August 2020
75 years later : Moments of Emotion as Saintes commemorates the victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
18 June 2020
Arms Sales and Obfuscation: the Hypocrisy of France
|Sunday 8 November 2020 |
|Now is the time for a peaceful world without nuclear weapons|
Communiqué ACDN, 2020-11-08
The Action des Citoyens pour le Désarmement Nucléaire (ACDN) congratulates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for their election at the head of the USA and expresses the wish that it will open an age of peace, cooperation and disarmament all around the world.
Now is the time (...)
|Saturday 18 July 2020 |
|Azerbaijan Threatens Chernobyl-Style ‘Catastrophe’ In Caucasus Drone War|
The conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has erupted into open warfare again. As previously noted on Forbes, there has recently been an alarming build-up of drone air forces on both sides. Azerbaijan has now threatened to use its capability to hit Armenia’s only atomic power plant.
At least (...)
|Wednesday 28 August 2019 |
|Hiroshima Urgent Appeal: Keep the international nuclear arms control, disarmament, and non-proliferation pacts alive|
August 22, 2019
The participants of the Hiroshima Round Table and the Governor of the Hiroshima Prefecture, undersigned, are very concerned about the rising risk of the use of nuclear weapons, the steadily deteriorating situation surrounding nuclear arms control and disarmament, and the danger (...)
|Friday 16 August 2019 |
|After Russian Explosion, Global Zero Warns Against New Nuclear Arms Race|
Wednesday, August 14, 2019,
WASHINGTON - On Thursday, August 8, the explosion of what is believed to be a new nuclear-powered missile killed seven scientists and caused a spike in radiation in the Arkhangelsk region of northern Russia. Based on reports, experts believe a facility near the (...)