By Editor, DiaNuke.org

Between 1957 and 1958, Fijian soldiers participated in the nine UK nuclear weapons tests at Malden and Kiritimati (Christmas) Islands, now part of the Republic of Kiribati. Test veterans, including Fijians, and civilian survivors claim their health (as well as their descendants’) was adversely affected by exposure to ionizing radiation.

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Via:: http://www.dianuke.org/fiji-uk-us-nuclear-tests-of-1950s-continues-to-harm-environment-and-people-says-new-report/