Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

CND campaigns non-violently to rid the world of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction and to create genuine security for future generations.

 

CND opposes all nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction: their development, manufacture, testing, deployment and use or threatened use by any country.

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Friday, October 06, 2017
Nobel Peace Prize is a Big Step Forward For Our Movement
Anti-nuclear weapons campaigns in Britain have responded to the Nobel peace prize announcement. Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: "At a time when the prospect of nuclear war seems closer than it has for a generation, the award of this prestigious prize is an essential recognition of the...
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Corbyn Calls For 'Dialogue and Negotiations' in Response to US-North Korea Nuclear Crisis
Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: "Jeremy Corbyn is right to call for the end to the dangerous war of words in the US-North Korea nuclear crisis and for the UN secretary general to kick-start negotiations - only through talks is there a possibility of de-escalating this crisis. "The world...
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Monday, September 18, 2017
UN Set To Launch Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty On Wednesday
On Wednesday 20th September 2017 , a nuclear weapons ban treaty will open for signature at the United Nations. The ground-breaking document, backed by 122 states, aims to make the abolition of nuclear weapons a reality. Campaigners will deliver thousands of letters to Downing Street on Wednesday...
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Friday, August 11, 2017
US Embassy Declines Letter Calling For De-escalation Of Conflict With North Korea
The US Embassy declined to accept a letter earlier today from a delegation of journalists, writers, and peace activists. The letter calls on the United States government to stop its nuclear brinkmanship in the crisis with North Korea. Millions of people around the world are concerned about the...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Peace delegation to US embassy:
A delegation of journalists, writers, playwrights and peace activists will visit the US Embassy tomorrow to deliver a letter to the US ambassador to Britain. The letter will call on the United States government to do everything within its power to de-escalate the conflict with North Korea. Members...
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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
It's Nagasaki Day - Is This How Donald Trump Wishes to Remember It?
Donald Trump has threatened North Korea with "fire and fury like the world has never seen" as the world remembers the 72nd anniversary of the US atomic bombs on two Japanese cities. Carol Turner, CND vice chair, said: "It's Nagasaki Day today, when the world remembers the US atomic bomb that hit a...
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Monday, July 31, 2017
Blair Must Face Justice to Prevent Another Iraq
Peace campaigners have responded to the High Court's decision to block a bid to prosecute Tony Blair over the Iraq War. Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: "Today's decision by the High Court to block an attempt to prosecute Tony Blair for his role in the Iraq war is hugely disappointing and...
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Friday, July 07, 2017
UN Set to Adopt 'Historic' Nuclear Ban Treaty
The United Nations is set to adopt a nuclear weapons ban treaty later today. CND has campaigned for an international ban on nuclear weapons since it was founded in 1958 and is delighted that the treaty has been agreed. The UN treaty will introduce a ban on the possession, development and use of...
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Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Missile Tests and Military Drills are No Solution to Nuclear Stand-Off
Pyongyang announced on Tuesday that it had successfully tested its first "intercontinental ballistic missile" (ICBM). These tests are highly provocative and the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament strongly condemns them. The missile was fired from Kusong and flew 578 miles, landing in the Sea of Japan...
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