MAJURO (ABC)—Marshall Islands’ National Nuclear Commissioner says her country and the Pacific continue to feel the pain from the legacy of nuclear tests by the United States and its allies.

Speaking after the ‘International Day against Nuclear Tests’, Commissioner Rhea Moss-Christian told Pacific Beat that the U.S and other countries, who conducted tests in the region between 1942 and 1962, leave a “legacy of contaminated islands”.

She said the steps towards nuclear justice begins with recognition.

“Recognition is a way to begin healing for sure, so recognising the level of harm that has been inflicted is a way to start a healing process and to contribute to that healing that is necessary and is also apart of justice,” she said…. PACNEWS

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