Explosive weapons

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UK government should stop banks financing cluster bombs

May 25, 2011  No comments
UK government should stop banks financing cluster bombs

PRESS RELEASE: ARTICLE 36 Despite UK ban on weapon, Royal Bank of Scotland revealed as one of EU’s worst offenders (London, 25 May 2011) – UK campaign group Article 36 today called on the British government to take immediate action... Read more

International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW) announced

May 6, 2011  No comments
International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW) announced

Last month a small group of NGOs met in Geneva and agreed to work together to develop the International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW).  INEW calls for immediate action to prevent human suffering from the use of explosive weapons in... Read more

Reactions to cluster munition use show global stigma

April 16, 2011  2 comments
Reactions to cluster munition use show global stigma

Thomas Nash, 16 April 2011 The recent use of cluster munitions by Thai forces in Cambodia and Gaddafi forces against his own people in Misrata is unacceptable and the international reaction to use of these prohibited weapons shows the intensity... Read more

Libya: call to refrain from use of explosive weapons in populated areas

March 18, 2011  1 comment
Libya:  call to refrain from use of explosive weapons in populated areas

Yesterday (17 March 2011) the UN’s Humanitarian Chief, Baroness Amos, called for parties to the conflict in Libya to refrain from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas.  The full statement read: I am gravely concerned at reports of... Read more

Introduction – explosive weapons

January 28, 2011

Explosive violence report

September 29, 2009
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