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THE UNITED KINGDOM'S NUCLEAR DETERRENT: CURRENT AND FUTURE ISSUES OF LEGALITY

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THE UNITED KINGDOM’S NUCLEAR DETERRENT:
CURRENT AND FUTURE ISSUES OF LEGALITY
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International Law Experts letter on Trident Replacement

International Law Experts letter on Trident Replacement in The Guardian
on Monday 27th November 2006

The following letter was co-ordinated by Peacerights
Dear Sir,

Jack Straw states "only a simpleton could think replacing Trident would
breach the nuclear non-proliferation treaty" Guardian, Friday 24th. We
would remind Mr Straw of the United Kingdom's obligations under Article
VI of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), which states: "Each
of the parties to the Treaty undertakes to pursue negotiations in good

Counsel's Opinion on Nuclear Weapons 19th December 2005 for Peacerights

Opinion of Rabinder Singh and Professor Christine Chinkin that is both strong and unequivocal in stating that the ue of Trident nuclear warheads would be illegal.

Read the Opinion here - Attachment   FINAL JOINT OPINION 19.12.05.doc

NFLA: Orion NoPD unlawful

Widespread Opposition to new nuclear weapons research facilities at AWE Aldermaston

COUNCILS THROUGHOUT THE UK OPPOSE THE ALDERMASTON ORION LASER: COUNCILS FOR THE MAJOR CITIES OF GLASGOW, EDINBURGH, MANCHESTER, LEEDS AND LONDON (GLA) AS WELL AS THE LOCAL COUNCILS OF SLOUGH, READING AND OXFORD ASSOCIATED WITH THE GROWING OPPOSITION.

Judical Review of Radiological Discharges from AWE Aldermaston and Burghfield

In January 2002, a three day hearing took place in the high court of justice on the judicial review of the Environment Agency's Discharge Authorisation 2000 for AWE, brought by Emanuala Marchiori and NAG. Di assisted both the legal team and the appellants in preparation of the case and during this and subsequent court hearings. Press releases were issued at each stage of the legal process through the NIS office explaining the issues.

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