Recognition sought for nuclear test veterans in French Polynesia

Picture taken in 1971, showing a nuclear explosion in Mururoa atoll. Picture: RNZ

A nuclear test veterans organisation in French Polynesia says there should be special recognition of the military and civilian personnel involved in France’s nuclear weapons test programme. The group Tamarii Moruroa has written to the French health minister, saying it was time that France gave a sign worthy of its name. Its head Yannick Lowgreen […]

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