Explosive weapons raised as key issue in Security Council debate on protection of civ...
The UN Security Council held a debate on the protection of civilians on 12 February 2013. During the debate 15 states made reference to the problem of explosive weapons in populated areas. Of these, Qatar spoke on behalf of the... Read more
APPG on weapons and protection of civilians held annual meeting
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on weapons and protection of civilians held its Annual General Meeting on 22 January 2013, and will continue its work for a second year. The group’s priorities for the year ahead include supporting efforts... Read more
INEW advocacy ahead of the UN Security Council Protection of Civilians Debate
Explosive Weapons and the Protection of Civilians Briefing paper by the International Network on Explosive Weapons ahead of the UN Security Council Protection of Civilians Debate, 12 February 2013 Whether from a bomb in a market in Pakistan or Iraq, shelling... Read more
Hamas and Israel should stop use of explosive weapons in populated areas
Hamas and Israel should immediately stop using explosive weapons in populated areas as it puts civilians at risk of death and injury, damages infrastructure including homes, hospitals and schools, and escalates political tensions. The recent increase in explosive weapon use... Read more