Solange Fernex, France

2001 in Carnsore Point

Since the atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, biologist Solange Fernex has fought, struck, starved - and slept little - for the end of all nuclear weapons testing. She travelled the world with small luggage and called for disarmament and the renunciation of nuclear energy through microphones and megaphones: The 67-year-old pacifist Solange Fernex is considered the mother of the French anti-nuclear movement. She was awarded the NFFA for her life's work.

Go back