Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

At the start of August Christians around the country joined others in remembering the devastating bombings of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. The bombings left hundreds of thousands of people dead and countless more injured and dealing with the consequences. Those who survived the bombing, known as Hibakusha, have been at

The Seychelles ratifies the Ban Treaty

Seychelles has become the 55th state to formally ratify the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, confirming the move at the United Nations last week. The Treaty entered into force amid global celebration on Friday 22 January 2021 meaning nuclear weapons are now banned under international law in the same way as

New report highlights spending on nuclear weapons

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) – of which Christian CND is a partner organisation – has released a new report showing the extent of spending on nuclear weapons in the nine nuclear-armed states last year. The report estimates the states spent $72.6 billion on nuclear weapons (around £54 billion) meaning that on