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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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Trump Visit: Campaigners To Protest 'Nuclear Warmonger of our Age
The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament will join a major demonstration against Donald Trump's 'dangerous policies' on Friday as the US President visits Britain. CND is part of a coalition of campaigns supporting the Together Against Trump demonstration at which tens of thousands of people are...
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Protesters Chained to Parliament Railings Call on UK to Sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty
From 1:30pm today, while Parliament was sitting inside, 60 Trident Ploughshares activists from across the UK chained themselves to the railings outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster They are calling for the UK to Sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and scrap Trident,...
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Statement on Police Infiltration of CND
CND has responded to reports from a public inquiry examining the state-led infiltration of political groups. The inquiry has identified a police spy who infiltrated CND between 1980 and 1984. Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: "If John Kerry was trying to disturb CND's campaigning activities...
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
US-North Korea Peace Summit Pulls World Back From the Brink
Anti-nuclear campaigners have responded to today's peace summit between Chairman Kim Jong-un and President Trump. Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: "Today’s summit between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un is a very positive development. At a time of escalating militarisation and...
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Monday, May 14, 2018
Trident Replacement is Bankrupting the MoD – Call the Government to Account
Anti-nuclear campaigners have responded to Gavin Williams' spending announcement. Kate Hudson, CND General Secretary, said: "Today’s announcement by Gavin Williams – that the government is signing contracts with BAE Systems to the tune of £930 million for Trident replacement submarines – is another...
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Tuesday, May 08, 2018
CND Slams Trump's Iran Deal Decision
Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: "Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Iran nuclear deal is a dangerous and irresponsible move, rightly condemned by the international community. "The groundbreaking 2015 deal achieved its central aim: Iran doesn't have a nuclear weapons...
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Sunday, April 01, 2018
Anti-Nuclear Activists Hold Protest at Aldermaston Bomb Factory Today
In April 1958, the first march to Aldermaston, Britain's bomb factory in Berkshire, unleashed a new movement which was to have global repercussions. It mobilised thousands against the Bomb and shaped radical protest for generations. The famous symbol produced for the march by artist Gerald Holtom...
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Campaigners Lambast £600m Extra for Trident Submarines
Anti-nuclear campaigners have condemned the announcement of an extra £600 million for the Dreadnought submarine programme, part of the government scheme to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system. The extra funding, which will be made by the Treasury to the Ministry of Defence, was announced in...
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Friday, March 09, 2018
Protesters Mark 7th Anniversary of Fukushima Disaster
Anti-nuclear campaigners will mark the 7th anniversary of the Fukushima disaster on Sunday outside the Japanese Embassy in London before marching to a rally opposite Parliament. Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: "Seven years on since the Fukushima disaster, the Japanese government remains...
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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
The CND Symbol - 60 Years of the Peace Sign
On the 21st February 1958, Gerald Holtom unveiled his design for the first London to Aldermaston march which mobilised thousands against Britain’s production of the atom bomb. Now universally recognised as the peace sign, it can be found in every corner of the globe. The symbol was based on the...
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