Tahiti court orders nuke test compensation

Remnants of the testing infrastructure on Moruroa atoll. Photo: AFP

PAPE’ETE, 20 SEPTEMBER 2018 (RNZ PACIFIC) – The administrative court in French Polynesia has ordered the French state to pay more than US$110,000 in compensation to a former military officer. The man had developed several cancers after serving on Hao atoll between 1966 and 1971. During his stays a total of 19 nuclear weapons tests […]

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