Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems

While the idea of ‘killer robots’ or lethal autonomous weapon systems (LAWS) that may select and engage targets without meaningful human control may sound like science-fiction, the development of these LAWS are actually closer to reality than we may believe. Just last...

Safe Ground’s Continued Pacific Research

Although World War 2 ended over 70 years ago, many communities in what was the Pacific area of operations are still living with dangerous legacies of left over bombs and explosives. Safe Ground researchers have already contributed a considerable amount of research and...

An Independent and Peaceful Australia

On the 50th anniversary of the agreement and opening of the Pine Gap joint military base between Australia and the US, the Independent Peaceful Australia Network held a bringing together many organisations, groups, and activists committed to peace. The conference took...

ICAN Pacific Roundtable

On Monday November 21 I attended the ICAN roundtable focusing on the banning of nuclear weapons by Pacific Islands nations. In addition to those of us physically present a number of people joined the meeting via Skype, enabling representation from the Marshall...