Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

Governments shut people up about nuclear veterans

More than 20,000 servicemen witnessed hundreds of atom tests in Australia, US and South Pacific in the Fifties and Sixties – now 3,000 survivors say they are riddled with cancers.

(UK) The Ministry of Defence  wants to gag MPs over scandal of Britain’s nuclear test veterans   mirror.co.uk, By Susie Boniface 1/08/2010, The MoD wants to gag MPs over the scandal of Britain’s nuclear test veterans.

Officials told the House of Commons authorities that MPs should not table questions to ministers or register Early Day Motions, which are used to get support for public campaigns.

More than 20,000 servicemen witnessed hundreds of atom tests in Australia, US and South Pacific in the Fifties and Sixties – now 3,000 survivors say they are riddled with cancers.

A thousand vets and widows are suing the MoD for negligence, but the ministry says until the High Court rules on an appeal in the autumn it will not be able to answer any queries or take part in Parliamentary debates.The MoD wants to gag MPs over scandal of Britain’s nuclear test veterans – mirror.co.uk

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