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Salient. Victoria University Students' Newspaper. Volume 39, Number 25. October 4, 1976

Its Still the People who Suffer Most

Its Still the People who Suffer Most

This then is a brief look at the background to the proposals for a Nuclear Free Zone in the Pacific. During all these developments in testing and weapons deployment, it has been, and still is the Pacific people who suffer. They are pushed around from island to island, they are subjected to radioactive fallout and they now face being caught up in the terror of a nuclear war between the two superpowers. Clearly, one of their only protections is the establishment of a zone which removes this rivalry from the Pacific.