On July 7th, the United Nations member nations held a vote on a global treaty that, if successful, would lead to the destruction of all nuclear weapons and forever prohibit their use. Negotiators representing two-thirds of the 192-member United Nations finalized Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons this week after months of talks. Canada did … Read more
Editor’s note: I received this press release through the ICAN mailing list today (Dec. 25th), and I thought I would share it… I cannot think of a better gift for humanity to give itself, than the gift of peace and life. Canada and the US voted ‘no’, shamefully, so there is still much work to do. … Read more
First published in French, by Jean-Marie Matagne, 29 October 2016 The article here is a copy of the one reprinted in English on Oct. 29 in the Action of Citizens for Nuclear Disarmament (ACDN) website: http://acdn.net/spip/spip.php?article1032&lang=en What a fantastic day. It will count as a red letter day in contemporary history – indeed in world history. Ever … Read more
On October 5th, 2016, CUSJ President Margaret Rao wrote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, noting that the US and Russian superpowers are showing renewed interest in a nuclear arms race, and reminding Trudeau to work towards a Nuclear Weapons Convention to ban nuclear weapons–one of the promises of the Liberals heading into the 2015 federal election. Here is the text of the … Read more
CUSJ Endorses Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium 2015 It calls for an end to Uranium mining, and opposes the use of Uranium for Nuclear Power or Nuclear War. It identifies the harm caused by Uranium to people, plants, and animals and in particular to First Nations people, and calls for full support for the … Read more
CUSJ signed on to a letter from many groups, including the Human Survival Project, encouraging Obama to stick with his goal to destroy nuclear weapons and set an example for all countries by doing so.