Friday, July 8, 2016

New Issue: International Review of the Red Cross

The latest issue of the International Review of the Red Cross (Vol. 97, no. 899, Autumn 2015) is out. The theme is: "The Human Cost of Nuclear Weapons." Contents include:
  • Vincent Bernard, A price too high: rethinking nuclear weapons in light of their human cost
  • After the atomic bomb: Hibakusha tell their stories
  • Tomomitsu Miyazaki, The view from under the mushroom cloud: The Chugoku Shimbun newspaper and the Hiroshima Peace Media Center
  • Akitoshi Nakamura, Photo gallery: Ground zero Nagasaki
  • Seventy years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Reflections on the consequences of nuclear detonation
  • Hans M. Kristensen & Matthew G. McKinzie, Nuclear arsenals: Current developments, trends and capabilities
  • Treasa Dunworth, Pursuing “effective measures” relating to nuclear disarmament: Ways of making a legal obligation a reality
  • Louis Maresca & Eleanor Mitchell, The human costs and legal consequences of nuclear weapons under international humanitarian law
  • Gregor Malich, Robin Coupland, Steve Donnelly & Johnny Nehme, Chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear events: The humanitarian response framework of the International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Stuart Casey-Maslen, The use of nuclear weapons and human rights
  • Alexander Kmentt, The development of the international initiative on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons and its effect on the nuclear weapons debate
  • Elizabeth Minor, Changing the discourse on nuclear weapons: The humanitarian initiative
  • Richard Slade, Robert Tickner & Phoebe Wynn-Pope, Protecting humanity from the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons: Reframing the debate towards the humanitarian impact
  • Sarah J. Swart, An African contribution to the nuclear weapons debate
  • Tilman A. Ruff, The humanitarian impact and implications of nuclear test explosions in the Pacific region
  • Rajiv Nayan, Focusing the debate on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons: An Indian perspective
  • Stephanie E. Meulenbelt & Maarten S. Nieuwenhuizen, Non-State actors’ pursuit of CBRN weapons: From motivation to potential humanitarian consequences