Remember Your Humanity
In England, Professor Joseph Rotblat, a Polish scientist who had resigned from the Manhattan Project for moral reasons when it became clear that Germany would not develop nuclear weapons, was asked to appear on a BBC program to discuss the Bikini ...
Secrecy and Democracy Are Incompatible
As Sir Joseph Rotblat (1908-2005, Nobel Laureate 1995) frequently emphasized in his speeches, societal verification must be an integral part of the process of “going to zero” ( i.e, the total elimination of nuclear weapons). This is because nuclear ...
'Inter-Afghan Dialogue' in Qatar Aims to Foster Peace Talks
Big News Network.com
... has organized peace conferences on many world conflicts since it was founded in 1957, and it is linked to national organizations in more than 20 other countries. The group and its founder, Joseph Rotblat, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1995.
An ignominious centenary: Poison gas marks first use of WMDs 100 years ago
The Globe and Mail
The first use of chemical weapons on a battlefield took place 100 years ago in Ypres, Belgium, on April 22. Chlorine was released from pressurized canisters and, aided by the wind, caused insufferable pain and eventual death among Allied troops in the ...