…devastated Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Nearly 2,000 are on high-alert status, ready to be launched within minutes, thereby exacerbating the risk of their deliberate or accidental use.
Demands for nuclear abolition are mounting. Calls come from a growing number of scientists, legal scholars, mayors and parliamentarians, active and retired diplomats, statesmen and regular citizens—from both nuclear and non-nuclear weapons states. The message is clear: the threat posed by nuclear weapons is real, their use is unacceptable and the goal of their complete elimination is not negotiable.
The cost of inaction could be another Hiroshima. Or worse.
Statement to the 2018 Preparatory Committee of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
Re-affirming City of Toronto as a Nuclear Weapons-Free Zone
Will ICAN’s Nobel…