Civil protests against US nuclear weapons in Germany: Nuclear sharing in NATO must end!

Kampagne "Büchel ist überall! atomwaffenfrei.jetzt" am Atomwaffen-Lagerplatz Büchel Despite Corona, we succeeded since last year (2020) — together with the nationwide campaign Büchel is everywhere! nuclear weapons free now, and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) — in leading a broad political discussion about NATO’s dangerous nuclear deterrence policy regarding US nuclear weapons … Continue reading Civil protests against US nuclear weapons in Germany: Nuclear sharing in NATO must end!

Demonstration and bike ride at Volkel airbase: no new nuclear weapons in the Netherlands

On Saturday 25 September, PAX, the SP, Tribunal for Peace, WILPF Netherlands, Niet in Mijn Naam, Peace SOS, the Jeanette Noëlhuis and Vredesburo Eindhoven gathered in Volkel to speak out against American nuclear weapons on Dutch soil. A protest round was also cycled around the base. About 20 American nuclear bombs are stored at the … Continue reading Demonstration and bike ride at Volkel airbase: no new nuclear weapons in the Netherlands

150 cyclists against nuclear weapons in Kleine-Brogel, Belgium

Sunday 26 September, 150 peace activists cycled from Kiewit (Hasselt) to the air base in Kleine-Brogel, a tour of 27 km under the name Bikes not Bombs. Among them were a number of peace activists from Germany, the Netherlands and the US. At the base they had a picnic with speeches follow by a human … Continue reading 150 cyclists against nuclear weapons in Kleine-Brogel, Belgium

Human chain against nuclear arms in Büchel, Germany

On Sunday 5 September, the European month of action against nuclear weapons in Europe was kicked off in Büchel, Germany. 800 peace activists formed a human chain to protest against the US nuclear bombs at the Fliegerhorst air base as part of NATO's nuclear sharing arrangements. The action took place just weeks before the September … Continue reading Human chain against nuclear arms in Büchel, Germany

TPNW deflates nuclear sharing

“Umbrella” vs. “Sharing” NATO was founded in 1949 with the claim that a US ‘nuclear umbrella’ would protect non-nuclear member states. In 2018, the British government affirmed that its nuclear Trident SSBN missiles are part of “the defense of our NATO allies”1. The French government, meanwhile, never made such explicit claims about using its nuclear … Continue reading TPNW deflates nuclear sharing