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Tens of Thousands Join UK Anti-Nuke Demo Billed as Biggest in Generation

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From CommonDreams.org:
Tens of Thousands Join UK Anti-Nuke Demo Billed as Biggest in Generation
by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
‘We are not alone,’ Jeremy Corbyn tells crowd. ‘There are many people around the world…who have wanted a non-nuclear future for their country and their planet.’

In what was called “Britain’s biggest anti-nuclear weapons rally in a generation,” tens of thousands took to the streets of London on Saturday to protest the UK’s nuclear weapons system—Trident—and to call for global disarmament. 

According to the Guardian, “Campaigners gathered from across the world: some said they had traveled from Australia to protest against the renewal of Trident. Others had come from the west coast of Scotland where Britain’s nuclear deterrent submarines are based.”

Organized by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), the demonstration comes ahead of a parliamentary decision on whether or not to replace Trident, the UK’s nuclear weapons system, comprised…

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February 28, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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