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Banning nuclear weapons without the nuclear armed states
There is growing recognition that a treaty banning nuclear weapons can and should be agreed even without the participation of nuclear armed states. This briefing paper argues that such an instrument would strengthen protection from the humanitarian threat of nuclear weapons by reinforcing norms... Read more
Record-breaking Progress as States Race to Eliminate the Scourge of Cluster Bombs, Sy...
Governments are making record-breaking progress as they race to fulfill the 2008 treaty banning cluster munitions, while Syria’s use of this banned weapon has been widely condemned, according to Cluster Munition Monitor 2013, a global report released today in Geneva.
Interview on the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots
The following interview with Article 36 Director, Thomas Nash, appeared in the September issue of Dazed and Confused Magazine. — The use of military drones has been the subject of debate between human rights commentators for the past two years.... Read more
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.