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Comprehensive new study shows casualty recording can and must be done

October 23, 2012  No comments
Comprehensive new study shows casualty recording can and must be done

Oxford Research Group (ORG) has carried out the most comprehensive study of casualty recording practice to date. The project was conducted over a two-year period based on consultations with an international practitioner network of casualty recorders. The report looks at... Read more

ATT negotiations stalled, but campaign achieves gains in global standard against arms...

July 27, 2012  No comments
ATT negotiations stalled, but campaign achieves gains in global standard against arms transfers to human rights abusers

Arms Trade Treaty negotiations stalled, but campaign achieves gains in global standard against arms transfers to human rights abusers By Thomas Nash and Dr. Matthew Bolton The Diplomatic Conference on an Arms Trade Treaty came very close today to adopting... Read more

The spectrum of casualty recording

June 29, 2012  No comments
The spectrum of casualty recording

Recording casualties and the protection of civilians     This video by Elizabeth Minor at Oxford Research Group provides a very good overview of how different types of casualty recording can be undertaken in different contexts of violence, how these... Read more

Drone strikes raise fundamental concerns for humanitarian protection

June 20, 2012  No comments
Drone strikes raise fundamental concerns for humanitarian protection

Drone strikes raise fundamental concerns for humanitarian protection In advance of the United Nations Human Rights Council debate in Geneva on 20 June, Christof Heyns, the UN Special Rapporteur for Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions issued a report highlighting concerns with... Read more

Stay on target: UK should lead way in controlling ar...

April 27, 2012

Toxic Remnants of War project launched

April 11, 2012

Call for increased transparency in UK weapons review...

February 27, 2012

State use of explosive weapons: an indicator of cris...

February 21, 2012
NGOs and MPs meet UK Minister on Arms Trade Treaty
February 14, 2012
Response to The Economist on cluster munitions
December 2, 2011
We are all Costa Ricans today
November 26, 2011
Introduction – Pain weapons
April 27, 2011
Article 36 begins work to confront the technology of...
January 22, 2011