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Seeking Justice for Victims of Nuclear Testing | Inkstick

When you think of human rights violations, what do you think of? The Rwandan genocide, Guantanamo Bay, Darfur? Does US nuclear testing cross your mind? Human rights violations occur when a state fails to ensure individuals have certain economic, social, and cultural rights. Indeed, US nuclear testing violated rights such as the right to live free and the right to health, among others. On this International Day Against Nuclear Tests, August 29th, the impact of  US nuclear weapons testing must be exposed for what it is: a massive human rights violation against millions of Americans and Pacific Islanders. To redress this legacy, the US must undertake a complete culture shift, applying a comprehensive transitional justice framework.

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