Akira Kawasaki | The first and foremost explanation is that Northeast Asian states are still deeply dependent on the Cold War-type thinking that nuclear weapons constitute the central component of their national security.
The Free Balochistan Movement (FBM) has announced to organise protests and awareness programs in Balochistan and abroad on 28 May 2018 to protest against Pakistan’s nuclear weapons and their effects on the people of Raaskoh area of district Chaghai Balochistan.
Gensuikyo,the Japan disarmament group which mainly consists of Hiroshima victims, has welcomed the first-ever draft text of the Nuclear Ban Treaty, released in the UN earlier this month. We are reproducing below the Gensuikyo statement:
The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will be visiting Tokyo next month. One of the key agenda during the visit would be to finalise the agreement for supply of nuclear technology from Japan to India, which will help set up nuclear power plants in Jaitapur and Kovvada, being imported from France and the US.
Will 2015 be remembered in history as a year when the human race decided to abandon the lessons of Hiroshima and Nagasaki? If the first part of this year saw the Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) ending in a failure, the closing of 2015 might witness a final and de facto expansion of the nuclear weapons club.