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Greenpeace scientist Dr. Rianne Teule measures radioactive levels of a device from the nearby Tuwaitha nuclear facility. The device, abandoned on a roadside, contains yellow powder that is 1000 times background levels of radiation.

 

We are calling for a full assessment of the situation at Tuwaitha and other nuclear sites in Iraq. Find out what we discovered on our trip in June and July 2003.

One member of the Iraq team writes, "How do you tell someone they can't stay in their own home anymore? How do you look someone in the eye when you know that what little they have, they should abandon, even though they have nowhere else to go? We had to do that today. Another day looking for nightmares, another day finding them..."

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Planning for failure -international nuclear safeguards and the Rokkasho-mura...

Publication | 23 April, 2004 at 0:00

This paper attempts to explain the evolution of safeguards since the beginning of the nuclear age, and specifically to analyze the safeguards technology to be applied at the Rokkasho-mura reprocessing facility in Japan. This facility is the most...

The proliferation security initiative

Publication | 23 April, 2004 at 0:00

The US lead Proliferation Security Initiative is intended to address the growing proliferation problem by 'enhancing' national and international export control enforcement mechanisms. This briefing argues that the PSI is of dubious legal status...

Greenpeace Briefing : News Of Note

Publication | 23 April, 2004 at 0:00

This briefing highlights some of the statements making news over the last few months. Most give rise to serious questions about countries commitment to the NPT as well as highlighting serious proliferation challenges ahead.

Modern Pit Facility

Publication | 23 April, 2004 at 0:00

The US Government is currently preparing to construct a new plutonium pit production facility capable of producing up to 900 new pits per year. This briefing argues that this action clearly displays an unwillingness on the part of the US to...

U.S. obfuscation on article VI – half truths parading as fact

Publication | 23 April, 2004 at 0:00

At the 2003 NPT Prep Com, US Deputy Representative to the conference on Disarmamen, Sherwood McGinnis delivered a statement intended to demonstrate the US commitment to the NPT and its desire to be fully transparent on Article VI. This briefing...

The G8's global partnership against the spread of weapons and materials of mass...

Publication | 23 April, 2004 at 0:00

The Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction was launched at the G8's Kananaskis Summit in Canada in 2002. A key part of the program was the disposition of surplus Russian weapons plutonium via MOX fuel.

Proliferation control, no excuse to avoid disarmament

Publication | 23 April, 2004 at 0:00

Controlling who has access to nuclear materials, technology and information has a clear role to play in controlling nuclear weapons proliferation, but should not be seen as a replacement for solid steps towards elimination of nuclear weapons. ...

Annotated 13 Steps

Publication | 23 April, 2004 at 0:00

Proliferation Control no excuse to avoid disarmament the G8's global partnership against the spread of weapons and materials of mass destruction and the NPT

An abundant fish market in Turkey

Image | 22 April, 2004 at 1:00

An abundant fish market in Turkey

Champa Devie Shukla (left) and Rashida Bee

Image | 21 April, 2004 at 1:00

Champa Devie Shukla (left) and Rashida Bee pose with their award during a reception in honor of the 2004 Goldman Environmental Prize Winners, 21 April 2004, at National Geographic in Washington, DC.

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