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NO AIRPORTS ARMS ADS: NEW CAMPAIGN SAYS CANBERRA’S MESSAGE SHOULD BE ‘OPEN ARMS, NOT LETHAL ARMS’

NO AIRPORTS ARMS ADS: NEW CAMPAIGN SAYS CANBERRA’S MESSAGE SHOULD BE ‘OPEN ARMS, NOT LETHAL ARMS’

Hiroshima and the bomb - what now?

MAPW National President Dr Margaret Beavis has written the following article for Australian Doctor. The article was published on Friday 14th August 2015. 

Hiroshima and the bomb- what now?

Ban the Bomb : 70 years on, the nuclear threat looms as large as ever by Tilman Ruff

On this day 70 years ago, the world and the preconditions for its health and survival changed forever. A crude bomb containing 60 kilograms of highly enriched uranium exploded 580 metres above Hiroshima.

MAPW & PHAA make joint submission to the SA Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission

MAPW in partnership with the Public Health Association of Australia have lodged a joint submission addressing the terms of reference of the South Australia Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission.

IPPNW Statement on the Nuclear Agreement with Iran

IPPNWi Statement on the Nuclear Agreement with Iran

The War to End All Wars: honoring the dead by learning the lessons -chapters 1 to 4

The "war to end all wars" ushered in a century of violence on an unprecedented scale. A hundred years on, the lessons to be learned appear buried beneath a barrage of commemorative activities. MAPW believes that Australia could best honor those who died by learning from the past.

MAPW Policy on Radioactive Waste

At MAPW we have recently updated our policy on radioactive waste. Click here to read the policy or to download it and share with your networks

MAPW - Conventions on chemical, biological and environmental warfare - 2014

Some means of waging war are so inhumane, or represent such a violation of human rights, that their use is considered a war crime. Chemical and biological weapons, and environmental warfare, are all illegal under international law, on these grounds.