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Radioactivity under the sand via Beyond Nuclear International

The buried waste from French nuclear tests in Algeria By Jean-Marie Collin and Patrice Bouveret The following is the summary from the longer report, which can be read here. […] Between 1960 and 1996, France carried out 17 nuclear tests in … Continue reading

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New study on nuclear testing in French Polynesia reveals France’s ‘censorship and secrecy’ via The World

More than 400 claims have been filed against the French government for nuclear tests on French Polynesia between 1966 and 1996. Scientists say about 110,000 people have been affected by radioactive fallout. By Ashley Westerman It’s been nearly two decades since … Continue reading

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‘Not in this town’: artwork about Britain’s ‘nuclear colonialism’ removed via The Guardian

An Australian artist has accused a group of Conservative councillors of using “bullying strategies” to silence and censor her work after an installation she created to highlight Britain’s “identity as a colonial nuclear state” was removed from a park in … Continue reading

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French report grapples with nuclear fallout from Algerian War via the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Austin R. Cooper | March 4, 2021 In January, the French historian Benjamin Stora filed a report commissioned by the French President Emmanuel Macron aimed at “reconciliation of memories between France and Algeria,” which France ruled as the jewel of its colonial empire … Continue reading

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Losing paradise via Beyond Nuclear International

Atomic racism decimated Kiribati and the Marshall Islands; now climate change is sinking them This is an extract from the Don’t Bank on the Bomb Scotland report “Nuclear Weapons, the Climate and Our Environment”. Kiribati In 1954, the government of … Continue reading

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Uranium Atlas 2020 via Nuclear Free Future Foundation, Rosa-Luxemburg-Siftung, Beyond Nuclear, and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War

The Uranium Atlas is free to download or to post to your website. View or download here. The Uranium Atlas tells the global story of uranium through maps, graphics and narratives covering every phase of the uranium fuel chain. The raw … Continue reading

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Outrage in Tahiti over French nuclear law moves via RNZ

There has been an outcry in French Polynesia over moves by the French National Assembly to slip a clause about compensation over nuclear weapons testing into Covid-19 legislation. […] The French government wants to re-introduce the concept of neglible risk … Continue reading

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Lives well lived: The Legacy of anti-nuclear campaigning in Tahiti via Beyond Nuclear International

Three men campaigned for decades to raise awareness of the health and environmental consequences of France’s nuclear testing program in the Pacific By Nic Mclellan But the deaths of John Doom, Bruno Barrillot and Roland Oldham mean others must pick … Continue reading

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Anti-Kudankulam activists to raise protest to next level via The Hindu

Even as the first unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is progressing to generate 500 MW of electricity, the People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) feels that the villagers in the neighbouring areas have not lost their steam. … Continue reading

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