Australia: join the nuclear weapon ban treaty

Australia: join the nuclear weapon ban treaty

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The use of just one nuclear weapon, whether by accident or on purpose, would have catastrophic consequences. Such a disaster can only be prevented via the stigmatisation, prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons. There are no safe hands for these bombs.

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons will enter into force on 22 January 2021, enshrining the illegality of nuclear weapons in international law.

We can't solve the threat posed by nuclear weapons alone, but we can join the growing global consensus against them. The time is right to end our complicity with the US nuclear program.

Australia must play its part by signing and ratifying the nuclear weapon ban treaty.

The use of just one nuclear weapon, whether by accident or on purpose, would have catastrophic consequences. Such a disaster can only be prevented via the stigmatisation, prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons. There are no safe hands for these bombs.

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons will enter into force on 22 January 2021, enshrining the illegality of nuclear weapons in international law.

We can't solve the threat posed by nuclear weapons alone, but we can join the growing global consensus against them. The time is right to end our complicity with the US nuclear program.

Australia must play its part by signing and ratifying the nuclear weapon ban treaty.

The nuclear weapons problem won't go away under Biden.

While the incoming Biden presidency will bring a more constructive approach to US nuclear weapons policy, we cannot afford to be complacent. Yes, President-elect Biden is unlikely to threaten nuclear war over Twitter, but he will continue to promote nuclear weapons as legitimate instruments of war. There are no safe hands for these bombs.

Write to your federal parliamentary representatives to tell them that the Treaty on the Prohibition of ...

While the incoming Biden presidency will bring a more constructive approach to US nuclear weapons policy, we cannot afford to be complacent. Yes, President-elect Biden is unlikely to threaten nuclear war over Twitter, but he will continue to promote nuclear weapons as legitimate instruments of war. There are no safe hands for these bombs.

Write to your federal parliamentary representatives to tell them that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons will enter into force on 22 January 2021. The time is right for Australia to do its part by signing and ratifying the ban.

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