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International action camp at Büchel nuclear weapons base
July 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - July 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Germany 12-18 July 2017
STOP the NEW U.S. NUCLEAR BOMB — the B61-12 — FOR EUROPE!
Join the German campaign to send the existing US nuclear weapons back home, and to organize against the new B61-12 nuclear bomb, scheduled to be built in the US by 2020 and deployed in five European countries – Italy, Belgium, Holland, Turkey, and Germany.
Atomwaffenfrei and NukeWatch invite anti-nuclear, environmental and peace activists from Europe and the U.S. to our camp at the main gate of the military base in Büchel. The international camp is part of 20 weeks of action from March 26th to August 9th (Nagasaki memorial day). Twenty weeks represent the 20 B61 H-bombs at Büchel. The peace camp includes networking, vigils, and nonviolent civil resistance.
This international week is the first one uniting with anti-nuclear resistance in the US, the country where construction of the bomb is taking place: 8-to-10
people from the US are planning to participate and 300 have signed the camp’s Declaration of Solidarity:
Commitment to nonviolence:
All those participating in the events must agree to the camp’s framework for non-violence.
‘When we take part in nonviolent direct action, we will not use or threaten to use physical violence against any person, especially in situations where
violence is being used against us. No participant in the action will hold another person against their will, push them or injure them in any way. We will
not behave insultingly or humiliate others; rather we wish to treat others (police, soldiers, counter-demonstrators) with respect, despite the fact that
we may be critical of the actions they take.’
Joining the camp
If you are interested in joining, please contact: email@example.com (Germany) or firstname.lastname@example.org (USA) or via the website: www.buchel-atombombenfrei.de and let us know about any support you might need. All kinds of housing, including camping, exist in this beautiful volcanic region. There will be an office and a contact person nearby.