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September 26: Don’t even THINK about starting a nuclear war social media action

September 26, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

Don’t even THINK about starting a nuclear war.

Washington DC and global
September 26. International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Don’t even THINK about starting a nuclear war is a social media action you can take calling on the nine nuclear armed states to never launch a nuclear war. It involves holding a sign ‘Don’t even THINK about starting a nuclear war’ in front of embassies of the nuclear armed states and posting these on social media.

The sign is a take-off of the no-parking sign ‘Don’t even think about parking here’. It indicates that the nuclear armed states should adhere to international law prohibiting the threat and use of nuclear weapons, just as drivers should adhere to laws about parking.

Post photos of your action on social media using the hashtag  #nofirstuseglobal and and/or tag NoFirstUse Global at Twitter @nfuglobal and Facebook.

Washington DC action

NoFirstUse Global will lead a Don’t even THINK about starting a nuclear war social media action in Washington DC (USA) from 1pm-3:30pm on Tuesday September 26. Please contact Alyn Ware (Phone/SMS +1 571 564 7621) if you would like to join.

We will gather at the office of Citizens for Global Solutions, 5 Thomas Circle at 1pm. We will then go to Lafayette Park (The White House), followed by the embassies of India, United Kingdom, Russian Federation, Pakistan, Israel and the Peoples Republic of China. (North Korea does not have an embassy in Washington DC and the French embassy is too far away to fit into the schedule). We will use a mix of walking/taxi/public transport between the embassies. We will take photos outside the embassies and move on. We will not be undertaking any protest activity.

After the event we will be sending copies of some of the photos to the embassies plus a letter calling on them to never launch a nuclear war and to undertake action in good faith to achieve a nuclear-weapon-free world. We will also be posting photos of the action on social media using the hashtag  #nofirstuseglobal and and/or tag NoFirstUse Global at Twitter @nfuglobal and Facebook

Defuse Nuclear War Week

International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons and the social media action Don’t even THINK about Starting a Nuclear War coincide in the United States with Defuse Nuclear War Week, September 24-30. Click here to find actions and events.

Details

Date:
September 26, 2023
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

Organizer

NoFirstUse Global
Email
info@nofirstuse.global
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Venue

Citizens for Global Solutions
5 Thomas Circle
Washington DC, DC 20005 United States
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