Nuclear weapons banned — illegal at last October 31, 2020

Robert Dodge, MD and Ira Helfand, MD, PSR Board Members | The Hill

Saturday, Oct. 24 marked the 75th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, 75 years following the nuclear bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This Oct 24 will go down in history as the day nuclear weapons were declared illegal with the ratification of the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

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