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MacBride Peace Prize to the Marshall Islands

map_of_marshall-islandsAug. 6, 2014. The International Peace Bureau announced today that it will award its annual Sean MacBride Peace Prize for 2014 to the people and government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, RMI, for courageously taking the nine nuclear weapons-possessing countries to the International Court of Justice to enforce compliance with the Non-Proliferation Treaty and international customary law.

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Abolition 2000 Global Council Urges Japan Not to Abandon Article 9

Image courtesy of the Global campaign to defend Article 9

Abolition 2000 Global Council Urges Japan Not to Abandon Article 9 of its Peace Constitution and to Lead Efforts for Negotiations to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons.

ARTICLE 9: Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of force as means of settling international disputes. (2) In order to accomplish the aim of the preceding paragraph, land, sea, and air forces, as well as other war potential, will never be maintained. The right of belligerency of the state will not be recognized.

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Sign the new Avaaz petition for a nuclear-weapon-free world

French nuclear testNuclear abolition is breaking out. The Avaaz Global Community has a new petition. The aim is zero nuclear weapons.

Sign the petition calling for the prohibition and complete elimination of nuclear weapons under strict and effective international control.

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