- Marshall Islands, a tiny pacific nation that was used for many US nuclear tests post World War II is filing a law suit against USA, Russia, Britain, France, China, Israel, India, Pakistan and North Korea over blatant violations of the international law.
- It has accused them of modernising their nuclear equipments and earmarking an estimated $1 trillion over these, and has demanded that they work towards disarmament
- Although Israel, India, Pakistan and North Korea are not parties to the 1968 Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty, lawsuits propagate that they bound by provisions of customary international law.
- Read at: http://www.thehindu.com/
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