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Published on November 21st, 2011 | by Krista van Velzen


Vandaag 30 jaar geleden….

Vandaag is het precies dertig jaar geleden dat 420.000 mensen demonstreerden tegen de plaatsing van Amerikaanse kernwapens in Nederland.Een leuke terugblik, met links naar verdere informatie, vind je hier.

About the Author

Krista van Velzen is a former Dutch MP and is currently working as nuclear disarmament campaigner with PAX in The Netherlands. She is running a citizens initiative in the Netherlands in order to get national legislation banning nuclear weapons. Van Velzen has been working on disarmament issues since the early nineties. As spokesperson on defence and foreign affairs she has convinced the Dutch government to ban and eliminate clustermunitions and and to prohibite investments as well. She has worked in Central and Eastern Europe creating a network of campaigners on the nuclear issue. She organised a Walk for Nuclear Disarmament from Brussels to Moscow. Her attempts to disarm a British Trident submarine gave her truly interesting experiences inside a Scottish jail. Disagreeing with president Obama, she believes a world without nuclear weapons is achievable in this lifetime.

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