Benetick Kabua Maddison, USA

Benetick Kabua Maddison of the Marshall Islands, Laureate. Nuclear Free Future Awards – New York City. November 28, 2023

Benetick Kabua Maddison, born in the Marshall Islands, now lives in the USA. Since 2022, he is the Executive director  the Arkansas-based Marshallese Educational Initiative.The initiative sees its task in educating the US public, as well as the rest of the world, about the fatal effects of the 67 nuclear weapons tests conducted by the USA on the Marshall Islands between 1946 and 1958. The history of the islands is a story of stillbirths, abortions, natural destruction and cultural decay. Benetick as a human rights activist, is a vocal supporter of the Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons, heard at many international conferences.