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'Heddwch' is the supporter magazine for CND Cymru, the Welsh Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, published roughly quarterly from 1991 to the present day. It started as ‘Campaign Wales’ from 1985, following CND Cymru’s establishment as an independent campaigning network from 1981.

CONTENTS

Page 1. COVER
- “Can of worms?” headline with a picture regarding the status of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

Page 2.
- “Heddwch” column briefly introducing CND Cymru.
- “Onward CND Cymru!” article by Jill Evans on the US’s willingness to launch pre-emptive nuclear strikes during the invasion of Iraq, some 35 years after the NPT went into force.
- “One woman, one street in Wales” article on Welsh protests regarding US President George W. Bush’s visit to London in the previous November, which gained national attention on radio and television stations.

Page 3.
- “Global Day of Action for Peace and Justice” article on a March to end the occupation in Iraq, which took place in Aberystwyth on 20th March 2004.
- “Wage Peace! End the Occupation of Iraq” leaflet.
- Two “Heddwch action” boxes on protests reminding people.

Page 4.
- “The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty” article on the government’s commitment to disarmament by nuclear-weapon states after the NPT Review Conference.
- “Heddwch action” appeal by CND Cymru.

Page 5.
- “How you can help halt nuclear proliferation” appeal spread.
- “Blair defines Britain as a ‘Rogue State’” quote.

Page 6.
- “A hand from Wales for the ears of Ahmad” article on CND Cymru’s initiative a young Palestinian escaping human rights abuses in the Occupied Territories with an appeal for domination to the ‘Palestine Solidarity Campaign’.
- “Bridgend mayor makes links with Libya” article on a letter written to Colonel Gaddafi urging him to not construct weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and observe the NPT.
- “Heddwch action” appeal to write a letter to Libya, Iran and Israel to sign the NPT.

Page 7.
- “Mehdi stops the war machine” article on a British Iraqi residing in Mid Wales facing trial for taking non-violent direct action at the DSEi Arms Fair in London in September 2003. Appeals for further action to protest the decision is made.
- “Law or war - the long haul” article on a Pembrokeshire peace campaigner’s attempts to bring court proceedings against British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Jack Straw and Geoff Hoon for ‘planning, preparing and initiating’ the Iraqi war.
- “Sellafield // Putting core principles on the line” article on the extensive coverage of spent nuclear fuel being imported to Sellafield from Italy which led to an activist to chain himself on a railway line in April 2003.
- “Welsh Youth Forum on Sustainable Development” article and appeal to get involved.

Page 8.
- “Activists in court” article on two individuals allegedly sabotaging military support vehicles at a US Air Force base in Gloucestershire, which was used to drop bombs during the Iraqi invasion.
- “Police enforce dress code” article on police containment tactics before anti-war demonstrations at USAF Fairford.

Page 9.
- “Flower of Faslane” article on the actions taken by Trident Ploughshares campaigners to blockade Faslane naval base, which is home to Britain's Trident nuclear weapon submarines. Information on the campaign is shared in a box at the bottom of the page with an appeal of actions one can take as well.

Page 10.
- “Atomic weapons establishment Aldermaston" section.
- "Stop the next generation of weapons of mass destruction!” article and advertisement for a march from London as well as non-violent direct action at the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston.
- “Treaty breaking news // British plans for new weapons of mass destruction” article on the Ministry of Defence's plans to research and test materials for nuclear weapons and the legacy of nuclear warheads at Aldermaston.

Page 11.
- “‘Welsh Human Shields’ return from the streets of Baghdad” article of two individuals from Newport who provided safe drinking water for 3 million people and are reputable for their anti-war work in Iraq. Includes pictures of the suffering and destruction of infrastructure inflicted on the Iraqi people.
- “St David’s Day 1954 // US ‘Bravo’ hydrogen bomb test” article on the 50th anniversary of the largest weapon ever tested by the United States at Bikini Atoll.

Page 12.
- “Shannon Airport actions” article on protests of Iraqi troops passing through the Irish airport on their way to attack and occupy Iraq and appeal for support.

Page 13.
- “Martin Luther King Day 2004” section.
- “Pointing fingers at guided missiles and misguided men in the USA” article of a demonstration successfully blocking the entrance to a US Naval Trident nuclear weapons base while referencing a famous quote made by Dr King.
- “Drama at Britain’s military ‘nerve centre’ at Northwood, England” article marking the 13th anniversary of the 1991 Gulf War with a series of short theatrical, direct action protests outside Britain's military headquarters.
- “Are young people in wales among the most ‘peace conscious’ in Britain?” column of a survey.

Page 14.
- “Globalisation” information piece on the pitfalls and origins of globalisation, in terms of money markets, the World Trade Organisation reduced trade, the growth of China and multinational interests, failures faced by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and US domination of the global agenda. Includes a word bank for the acronyms used.

Page 15.
- “Bangor & Ynys Mȏn // Peace and Justice Group” article on activities taking place in Bangor regarding the geopolitical situation in the Middle East.
- “Mordechai Vanunu will soon be free” article and advertisement of a vigil for his release.
- “The Social Forum Movement in Cardiff” article on a network of activists for social justice and against global corporate domination.

Page 16.
- “Plutonium Pollution (or how not to deal with nuclear waste” information piece on the presence of radioactive particles in Kosovo discovered by the US Department of Energy and the MoD.

Page 17.
- “Nuclear power news” section.
- “Hinkley Point B nuclear power station shut down… again” demand from campaigners to have the station be permanently decommissioned on orders of the environment agency.
- “'Tablets' no answer to radioactive fallout” article on plans to distribute Potassium Iodate tablets to all residents living within 9 miles of a nuclear power station.
- “Ukraine” article on upgrades to unfinished Ukrainian nuclear reactors.
- “Opposition to ‘Nuclear France’ increases” article of protests against the building of a nuclear European Pressurised Water Reactor in Finland.
- “Chernobyl Misery continues” article on the illnesses and damage to one’s immune system 18 years after the nuclear accident in the surrounding region.
- “Chernobyl Heart” advertisement of the film’s award for best documentary at the 2004 Oscar Academy Awards.

Page 18.
- “Diary Dates” events by sympathetic organisations working for peace and environmental and human justice in Wales.
- “March 20th” advertisement for the “Global Day of Action for Peace” in Aberystwyth.
- “Useful addresses” box to contact political leaders or local representatives.
- “CONTACTS” for CND Cymru.
- “Data Protection Act 1998 // CND Cymru Policy”.

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