'I’m like, how can it [the dome] be ours?' said Hilda Heine, the president of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. 'We don’t want it. We didn’t build it. The garbage inside is not ours. It’s theirs.'Read More »
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One of the finalists is the government of the Marshall Islands and its former Foreign Minister Tony de Brum, "for pursuing a formal legal case in the International Court of Justice in The Hague ...."Read More »
South Pacific state argues at International Court of Justice that health and lives of its people destroyed by dozens of nuclear tests along its territory from 1946-1958.Read More »
The Hibakusha teach that nuclear weapons and humanity cannot coexist. Let us use this opportunity to do all that we can to ensure our children, grandchildren and future generations can enjoy a nuclear weapons-free and environmentally sustainable future.Read More »
‘The Fossil Fuel Era Must Draw to a Close’: A Message from the Marshall Islands to the World | Democracy Now!
One of the most passionate speeches of the first day of the climate change conference in Paris was delivered by Marshall Islands President Christopher LoeakRead More »
Marshall Islands Appeals U.S. Court’s Dismissal of Nuclear Zero Lawsuit | Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
The Marshall Islands has filed an Appeal Brief at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as part of its Nuclear Zero Lawsuit against the United States.Read More »
‘We Deserve To Do More Than Just Survive’: Marshall Islands Poet’s Plea to the U.N. Climate Summit | Democracy Now!
DemocracyNow! ended a show recently with what they called one of the most memorable speeches at the one-day United Nations climate summit this week.Read More »
Banning nuclear tests essential for global peace, says head of UN-backed treaty organization | UN News Centre
The new head of preparatory commission for a United Nations-backed treaty stressed today that banning nuclear tests is essential for international peace and security. In a briefing to reporters in New York, the Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), Lassina Zerbo, underlined that countries who have not ratified the treaty should realize the ...Read More »
by BARBARA ROSE JOHNSTON September 13, 2012 was a historic day at the United Nations and in the Marshall Islands. On this date, in this seventh decade of the nuclear age, the UN Human Rights Council considered the environmental and human rights impacts resulting from the radioactive and toxic substances in nuclear fallout. And, for the first time in the ...Read More »
The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelming Tuesday to condemn almost a half-century of U.S. sanctions against Cuba, demanding an end to what member states say is a Cold War anachronism that only hurts ordinary people. The final vote by U.N. member states was 187 in favor of ending the sanctions, with two countries — the United States and Israel — ...Read More »