Interview with Fabian Hamilton

Dave Webb (IPB Vise President) interviews Fabian Hamilton (Shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament) at the UN.

March 28th 2017, New York

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IPB Statement: A Prophetic Voice for Our Time

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr’s’ April 4, 1967

“Beyond Vietnam, Breaking the Silence Speech”

Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1967, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech which rings across the decades. It is among the most remarkable expressions of prophetic moral, intellectual and spiritual courage. In his speech, titled “Beyond Vietnam – Breaking the Silence,” King – already the Nobel Peace Laureate – broke ranks with pragmatic critics within the U.S. Civil Rights movement who feared the political blowback of denouncing President Johnson’s catastrophic war in Indochina, and named the greatest obstacles to freedom in the United States – and the West:  the triple evils of racism, militarism and extreme materialism.

 

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Selected elements of a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons

New York, 27 March 2017

In this paper, the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (IALANA) discusses selected proposed elements of a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons, leading to their total elimination, to be negotiated this year. The elements discussed are ones of special concern to IALANA; we have made no effort to provide a comprehensive catalogue, and there are many important elements not discussed here. IALANA draws in particular on our experience, with colleagues from other organizations, in the drafting of the Model Nuclear Weapons Convention.

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