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‘I am Become Death’ comes to Tularosa Basin: The Trinity Test 74 years later

July 16th 2019

“At the age of 11… I heard a very large blast and saw a very big flash of light. I got so scared, I thought, ‘the world is coming to an end.’ Then I saw what looked like a large, big, black, giant ball of smoke. It was huge and moving, going higher and higher…” On this day 74 years ago, Henry Herrera witnessed the first ever nuclear detonation from his Tularosa home near Alamogordo,

Left to right - Mariem Oueslati, Jean-Marie Collin (ICAN France), MP Ms Meherzia Laabidi, Amel El Mejri, Sirine Barbirou. In the National assembly of Tunisia

Young Tunisians Take Action on the Nuclear Ban Treaty

July 12th 2019

Between June 23th to 27th, Tunisian students met with parliamentarians, journalists and academicians in Tunis as a part of ICAN France’s new project “Nuclear Disarmament Competence Development in Francophone Regions”

Credits: Emily Wallis

Warheads to Windmills : 3 ways ending nukes will help us solve the climate emergency

July 11th 2019

A recent report released by NuclearBan.US, “Warheads to Windmills: How to Pay for a Green New Deal,” shows how eliminating nuclear weapons will play a crucial part in preventing the worst of the climate crisis.The report is focused on the US in particular, but it offers a blueprint for all nine of the nuclear nations.

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  • aiweiwei

    “Let’s act up! Ban nuclear weapons completely and unconditionally.”

    Ai Weiwei Artist and activist

  • sheen

    “If Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr were alive today, they would be part of ICAN.”

    Martin Sheen Actor and activist

  • bankimoon

    “I salute ICAN for working with such commitment and creativity.”

    Ban Ki-moon Former UN chief

  • yokoono

    “We can do it together. With your help, our voice will be made still stronger. Imagine peace.”

    Yoko Ono Artist

  • jodywilliams

    “Governments say a nuclear weapons ban is unlikely. Don’t believe it. They said the same about a mine ban treaty.”

    Jody Williams Nobel laureate

  • desmondtutu

    “With your support, we can take ICAN its full distance – all the way to zero nuclear weapons.”

    Desmond Tutu Nobel laureate

  • herbiehancock

    “Because I cannot tolerate these appalling weapons, I whole-heartedly support ICAN.”

    Herbie Hancock Jazz musician

  • dalailama

    “I can imagine a world without nuclear weapons, and I support ICAN.”

    Dalai Lama Nobel laureate