Frank Boulton reflects on the health community’s duty of care to those harmed by torture and oppression at the hands of the state, and what the treatment of Julian Assange means for those exercising press freedom in an ever more authoritarian landscape.
Medact and Nuclear Weapons Group member Frank Boulton on last week’s 10th Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, where after two years’ delay, its states-parties failed to reach consensus on the conference’s outcomes.
The UK government, however, has continued to refuse to engage with the TPNW – and it has shown no intention of attending this incredibly important world meeting as an observer.
In this blog, Dr Frank Boulton outlines the nuclear threats associated with the current conflict in Ukraine, and questions the myth of the effectiveness of nuclear deterrence.
To correspond with the recent publication of the IPPNW-Germany paper ‘How Nuclear Power powers the Bomb’, we publish a blog by Frank Boulton outlining the financial, environmental, health and geo-political arguments around nuclear power.
Dr. Frank Boulton gives an overview and analysis of the latest developments about the Iran Deal, USA/North Korea and USA/Russia relations, and offers much-needed suggestions to reduce and ultimately end the threat of nuclear war.
In his latest of a series of ‘Open Democracy’ articles on the Korean crisis, Paul Rogers (12 October) predicted that there could well be a nuclear war between the US […]
The draft of the text of the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty was released in Geneva on May 22nd by the president of the negotiating conference, Elayne Whyte Gomez of Costa […]
Delegates from the IPPNW Regions of Western Europe and Russia met in Moscow on 21 and 22 February 2017: Dr Ira Helfand (USA), IPPNW Co-President, also attended. The West Europeans […]
Medact’s Anti-Trident replacement leaflet and commentaries The attached documents describe Medact’s response to the Main gate debate held about Trident Replacement in the UK House of Commons on 18 July […]