World in Chains

World in Chains

Nuclear Weapons, Militarisation and their Impact on Society

Angie Zelter


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Questions the integrity of a society that accepts nuclear deterrents as valid forms of defence.Focuses on a lack of respect for international humanitarian law and the integrity of a society able to act compassionately in the wider public interest.Awakens UK to a need for a government that will work on a global ban for nuclear weapons.


Angie Zelter:
ANGIE ZELTER is a political activist and founder of the international cam-paign groups, Trident Ploughshares and the International Woman's Peace Service. Zelter is well-known for her hard work and non-violent action, and has been arrested more than 100 times. She is the author and editor of several books on campaigning, environment and interna-tional law. One of the 'Trident Three', Zelter was awarded the Right Livelihood Award, often referred to as the Alternative Nobel Prize.