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| Take the High Road out of War |
Parliament needs to let the French people have their say on the subject of preparing peace and preventing doomsday
Press release, ACDN
The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the ongoing fighting were not wanted by the Russian people, but just by Vladimir Putin and his vassals.
The Ukrainian people are heroically resisting this imperialist-type aggression and need to be actively supported until peace is reestablished in law and justice.
But Vladimir Putin is trampling on international law behind the shelter of his nuclear weapons - as others have done in the past, for example in Iraq, and may well do in (...)
| French Extreme Right-wing Party wants to "inscribe Nuclear Deterrence into the Marble of the Constitution"|
Published in French on 11 February 2023
The group of 88 MPs of the RN party [the Rassemblement National, led by Marine Le Pen] has just presented a "CONSTITUTIONAL BILL aimed at protecting and guaranteeing the strength of France’s nuclear deterrence". This was presented to the Presidency of the National Assembly, and registered on 9 February 2023.
According to this Bill, nuclear deterrence "the fruit of General de Gaulle’s wish to construct and consolidate France’s independence and (...)
| Humankind is only 90 seconds away from Doomsday!|
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 (...)
10 January 2023
Wishes for 2023, from ACDN
26 September 2022
Seven out of ten French citizens want to abolish nuclear and radioactive weapons and wish a referendum on the subject
24 September 2022
How can we neutralise the danger of nuclear arms and nuclear power-plants?
22 September 2022
26 September: The UN’s World Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
11 September 2022
September 2022, the month that could open to path to peace
6 September 2022
Homage to Mikhail Gorbachev
15 August 2022
Saintes, 6 August 2022 : Public Ceremony to Abolish Nuclear and Radioactive Weapons
|Monday 24 January 2022 |
|Dominique Lalanne Has Died|
We have learnt with sadness and emotion of the cruel death of Dominique Lalanne, which occurred on Sunday morning, so we have heard, through a vascular accident in the brain.
Formerly a nuclear researcher at the CNRS (a national science centre) he had become more than twenty years ago an (...)
|Sunday 19 December 2021 |
|Taiwan rejects a nuclear power plant by a referendum|
In a referendum in Taiwan yesterday a proposal to reactivate the Lungmen nuclear power plant was defeated by 53 percent vs 47.
This is a victory for the government which plans to phase out nuclear by 2025. When Tsai Ing-wen was elected in 2016, Taiwan had 6 operating reactors and 2 under (...)
|Saturday 25 September 2021 |
|The Death of Paul Quilès, former Minister of Defense, who later worked to abolish nuclear weapons |
Media Release from ACDN, Saturday 25 September 2021
Paul Quilès passed away in a Paris hospice on Friday 24 September 2021.
After being the campaign director for François Mitterrand in 1981, he was appointed to several ministerial posts between 1983 and 1993 (Housing, Tourism, Transport, (...)
|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 (...)