Explosive weapons

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Explosive weapons are leading cause of death for children in Syria

November 23, 2013  Comments are off
Explosive weapons are leading cause of death for children in Syria

(London, 24 November 2013) New research published by Oxford Research Group shows that the primary cause of death for children during the conflict in Syria has been the use of explosive weapons in populated areas. Director of Article 36, Thomas... Read more

Statement by Article 36 to the Meeting of States Parties to the CCW, 14 November 2013

November 14, 2013  Comments are off
Statement by Article 36 to the Meeting of States Parties to the CCW, 14 November 2013

Thank you Mr President We hold this meeting against a background of ongoing conflict where we see high levels of civilian harm from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas. In particular we are seeing harm to civilians from... Read more

Open Letter to the Prime Minister on a possible military intervention in Syria

August 29, 2013  No comments
Open Letter to the Prime Minister on a possible military intervention in Syria

As the UK government considers a possible military intervention in the Syria conflict we believe that a fundamental principle must be that UK action should not exacerbate the situation on the ground when it comes to protecting Syrian civilians from explosive weaopns. As members of both the Cluster Munition Coalition and the International Network on Explosive Weapons, we wish to make two points in relation to the possible use of weapons by the UK and its allies in Syria.

Article 36 Briefing to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Weapons and Protection of...

August 29, 2013  No comments
Article 36 Briefing to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Weapons and Protection of Civilians

As the UK government considers a possible military intervention in the Syria conflict we believe that a fundamental principle must be that UK action should not exacerbate the situation on the ground when it comes to protecting Syrian civilians from explosive weapons.

Syria and the significance of global norms on weapon...

August 29, 2013

UN Security Council’s protection of civilians’ d...

August 27, 2013

Explosive weapons in populated areas

August 8, 2013

Reclaiming the Protection of Civilians Under IHL

May 23, 2013
INEW writes to states on protecting civilians from e...
April 3, 2013
Explosive weapons raised as key issue in Security Co...
March 13, 2013
APPG on weapons and protection of civilians held ann...
February 6, 2013
INEW advocacy ahead of the UN Security Council Prote...
January 17, 2013
Hamas and Israel should stop use of explosive weapon...
November 15, 2012
UN concerned over impact of explosive weapons on chi...
November 5, 2012
Campaigners meet to discuss disarmament as humanitar...
October 30, 2012
Syrian forces bombard towns with cluster bombs and o...
October 30, 2012
Progress in banning cluster bombs shows protection o...
September 6, 2012
Bombardment of Aleppo: heavy weapons and civilian pr...
August 10, 2012
Security Council debate highlights harm from explosi...
June 29, 2012
UN Secretary-General provides road map to reduce imp...
June 12, 2012
INEW advocacy ahead of Security Council debate on pr...
May 14, 2012
Restarting disarmament
May 4, 2012
UK must tackle bombing in populated areas at UN Secu...
March 27, 2012
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