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Downing Street protest against nuclear power

22 March 2011
Anti-nuclear protesters gathered outside Downing Street last Sunday. They called on the government to abandon plans to build new nuclear plants and close existing ones.

Nuclear disasters: it’s not if but when

22 March 2011
The unfolding horror in Japan exposes one very stark truth—the extent to which our rulers are willing to let us die.

Activists call protests in Britain against nuclear power

16 March 2011
The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) has called a protest against nuclear power in London on Sunday. The move is in response to the unfolding nuclear crisis in Japan.

Nuclear plants are never safe: Shut them all down

15 March 2011
Japan is facing nuclear ­meltdown.

Cameron ‘relaxed’ nuclear safety checks

15 March 2011
The British and Japanese governments are making nuclear power more unsafe.

Profit makes the world a dangerous place

15 March 2011
Every plan to build a nuclear plant in every country across the world should be stopped—now. And all existing plants should be shut down. That’s the message we should take from the horrific events in Japan.

CND conference calls protests

12 October 2010
Around 150 people attended the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) international conference last weekend.

Plymouth march against nuclear dumping

03 November 2009
More than 300 protesters marched through Plymouth last Saturday, challenging plans to make the city a dump for waste from nuclear submarines.

Don’t You Hear The H-bomb’s Thunder?

20 October 2009
This new book looks at the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) and the British new left in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

CND conference looks to broaden the struggle

13 October 2009
Support for the Troops out of Afghanistan national demonstration on 24 October was centre stage at the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) annual conference last weekend.

No Trident replacement

14 July 2009
Opposition to spending billions of pounds to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system is growing across Britiain.

Obama and a world without nuclear weapons

07 April 2009
While he was in the Czech Republic last Sunday, Barack Obama pledged the US’s "commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons".

Nuclear lobby’s government ties

30 September 2008
There has been a steady stream of warnings that Britain faces an energy crisis and blackouts this winter. This has boosted the idea that we need to build more nuclear power stations.

Nuclear power is no solution to fuel crisis

03 June 2008
Gordon Brown says his answer to the spiralling cost of oil is to cut dependency on fossil fuels by building more nuclear power stations.

CND Archive

25 March 2008
The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament’s 50 years of activism have produced an amazing archive of posters, leaflets, banners and photos. Its peace symbol is recognised across the world.

CND anniversary protest at Aldermaston

25 March 2008
Up to 5,000 people protested at the Aldermaston atomic weapons plant in Berkshire on Easter Monday – 50 years after the first demonstration there.

Marching to ban the bomb: Pat Arrowsmith recalls the first Aldermaston march

18 March 2008
1 April 2018 is the 60th anniversary of the protest march to Aldermaston, Britain's bomb factory

CND to rally at Aldermaston

11 March 2008
Anti-war campaigners are meeting at Aldermaston in Berkshire on 24 March to encircle the nuclear research centre and call for it to be shut.

International delegates assemble at CND Global Summit

19 February 2008
Over 200 delegates met in London to hear peace campaigners from five continents discuss strategies for a nuclear weapon-free world last Saturday.

Nuclear power is a dangerous waste of money

15 January 2008
Gordon Brown’s government confirmed an earlier U-turn last week when it backed plans for a new generation of building of new privately built and run nuclear power stations in Britain.

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