Rethink Urged in Marshalls’ Battle Against Nuclear Powers

Following the decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) not to accept the Republic of Marshall Islands’s case against India, Pakistan and the UK, senior researcher Dr. Joris Larik appears on Radio New Zealand to comment on the ICJ’s position and to lay out the ways in which the Marshall Islands can rethink their strategy to hold nuclear powers responsible for violating the 1968 Non-Proliferation Treaty.

“Their case is very prospective. It’s about states that fail to do enough for nuclear disarmament, that don’t live up to their obligations under the non-proliferation treaty, and that is just a lot more difficult to prove than, let’s say, some direct damage that the Marshall Islands or other areas in the Pacific could have suffered from nuclear testing.”

– Dr. Joris Larik

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