Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

British organisation advocating unilateral nuclear disarmament

The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) is an organisation that supports nuclear disarmament by the United Kingdom. It also supports disarmament by other countries and stricter weapons rules through international agreements such as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. It opposes military action that may result in the use of nuclear, chemical or biological weapons. It also opposes the building of nuclear power stations in the UK.

The CND symbol, designed by Gerald Holtom in 1958. It has become a nearly universal symbol of peace with many different versions.[1]

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  1. "BBC NEWS : Magazine : World's best-known protest symbol turns 50". BBC News. London. 20 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-25.