Marches in Tahiti to mark nuclear weapons test legacy

A French atomic bomb test above the atoll of Mururoa in French Polynesia in 1971. Picture: RNZ

PAPE’ETE, 03 JULY 2019 (RNZ PACIFIC) – French Polynesia’s nuclear test veterans today mark the 53 anniversary of France’s first atomic weapons test in the Pacific. The test was the first of 193 which were carried out over three decades until 1996. The veterans’ groups as well as members of the Maohi Protestant church will […]

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