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Marshall Islands Files Lawsuits Against U.S. to Enforce the NPT

The Marshall Islands filed landmark cases in the International Court of Justice against all nine nuclear-armed nations claiming they have failed to comply with their obligations, under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation treaty (NPT) and customary international law, to pursue negotiations for the worldwide elimination of nuclear weapons. Additionally, the Republic filed a companion suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California claiming that the United States has specifically violated the NPT by conducting nuclear weapon modernization activities at Livermore Lab, among other activities.

Click here to "Take a Stand" and support the Marshall Islands' lawsuit by work by adding your name to the international "Nuclear Zero" campaign.

Click here to read the Complaint filed in United States District Court.

Click here to read the statement of support from the U.S. Conference of Mayors commending the Marshall Island actions.