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THE REPUBLIC OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS
The Republic of the Marshall Islands knows firsthand the horror and
consequences of living in a world with nuclear weapons.
1946 – 1958
The Marshall Islands was used as a test ground for the U.S. nuclear program during this time.
nuclear bombs detonated over the Marshall Islands during this time period.
Hiroshima bombs detonated
daily for 12 years (equivalence).
Castle Bravo, the largest bomb ever tested
by the U.S., than the Hiroshima Bomb.
Marshall Islanders: Their stories need to be heard.
“The experience of the Bravo nuclear explosion on March 1st, 1954 was a jolt on my soul that never left me.”
Tony De Brum
“It’s time that the next generation picks up the torch from our elders and continues the fight for justice for our people.”
“A solider told us our lives were smaller than a fingernail. They used us as guinea pigs”
“I had seven miscarriages. If it wasn’t for what the United States had done to me and my family, my children would be growing up like the others.”
“For those of us who were affected by the testing, there is no sense of fairness or justice in the present situation. Rather,there is a distinct feeling that the promise has not been kept.”
“They knew what they were doing. They used us as human experiments.”
“No nation should ever suffer as we have”
-Tony de Brum, Foreign Minister, RMI
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