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Impact of heavy explosive weapons in Gaza exposes UK failure to lead on protection of civi...

August 7, 2014  Comments are off

Civilian suffering in Gaza has been driven by the extensive use of heavy explosive weapons across a populated area.  The UK is nominally the lead nation for the Protection of Civilians on the UN Security Council where the impact of explosive weapons in populated areas has been a key issue of concern. Yet the UK has remained publically silent on this issue and, behind the scenes, has apparently worked to block collective statements calling for... Read more

Explosive Weapons

Mortars, artillery, car bombs etc.

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Nuclear Weapons

It’s time we changed the rules

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Casualty Recording

Understanding the impact of violence

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Weapons Review

New technologies of killing

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Scottish independence and banning nuclear weapons

August 15, 2014  Comments are off

By Ray Acheson, Reaching Critical Will and Thomas Nash, Article 36 Scottish independence could be the most significant development for international nuclear disarmament efforts in many years. The Scottish National Party has pledged that if the Scottish people vote in favour of independence in the September 2014 referendum, it will negotiate the removal of the UK Trident nuclear weapon system from the Faslane Naval Base, located 40km from Glasgow. The debate in the UK The independence... Read more

Explosive Weapons

Mortars, artillery, car bombs etc.

28 items

Nuclear Weapons

It’s time we changed the rules

32 items

Casualty Recording

Understanding the impact of violence

8 items

Weapons Review

New technologies of killing

25 items
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Casualty recording, critical argument and campaigning against weapons

July 23, 2013  No comments

Casualty recording and the documentation of the impact of armed violence have played a critical role in past and current processes to curb weapons. Such processes have made progress by exposing failures to deal with or even acknowledge this humanitarian impact. These approaches of evidence collection and critical argument were central to the prohibitions on landmines and on cluster munitions and underpin current efforts to restrict the use of explosive weapons in populated areas. They... Read more

Explosive Weapons

Mortars, artillery, car bombs etc.

28 items

Nuclear Weapons

It’s time we changed the rules

32 items

Casualty Recording

Understanding the impact of violence

8 items

Weapons Review

New technologies of killing

25 items
CCW Informal Meeting of Experts (c) UN in Geneva

Autonomous weapons, meaningful human control and the CCW

May 21, 2014  Comments are off

Autonomous weapons, meaningful human control and the CCW Discussions at the Convention on Conventional Weapons, May 2015 The CCW held its first informal meeting on autonomous weapons from 13-16 May in Geneva. Delegations from 87 countries took part, as well the UN, ICRC, the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots and a number of its member organisation, as well as independent experts and academics. Many delegations participated actively and, as noted by Charli Carpenter, engaged in... Read more

Explosive Weapons

Mortars, artillery, car bombs etc.

28 items

Nuclear Weapons

It’s time we changed the rules

32 items

Casualty Recording

Understanding the impact of violence

8 items

Weapons Review

New technologies of killing

25 items
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