Casualty recording

Understanding the impact of violence

8 Items

Explosive weapons

Mortars, artillery, car bombs etc.

27 Items

Nuclear weapons

It's time we changed the rules

30 Items

Weapons review

New technologies of killing

25 Items

Autonomous weapons

Introduction
8 months ago

States take first step towards curbing the threat of killer robots

November 15, 2013  Comments are off
States take first step towards curbing the threat of killer robots

The world moved a step closer to outlawing killer robots today after states agreed to start international talks on the use of lethal autonomous weapons. In a landmark move, the United Nations Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW), meeting in Geneva, agreed to hold discussions on killer robots in 2014.

Interview on the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

August 30, 2013  No comments
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

Letter from UK Government reiterates position on killer robots

June 28, 2013  No comments
Letter from UK Government reiterates position on killer robots

A letter from Foreign Office Minister, Alistair Burt lays out some further points on the UK’s current policy regarding fully autonomous weapons. Much of the content of the letter accords with the presentation provided by the Minister in the parliamentary... Read more

Article 36 briefing to UN Secretary General’s Advi...

June 28, 2013

UK says killer robots will not meet requirements of ...

June 18, 2013

Campaigners say UK rejection of killer robots is not...

April 23, 2013

Media Advisory: Campaign to Ban Killer Robots Launch...

April 11, 2013
The emergence of armed drones and how we assess the ...
March 21, 2013
Killer robots debate gets serious
January 9, 2013
Autonomous weapons – the risks of a management by ...
October 10, 2012
Drone strikes raise fundamental concerns for humanit...
June 20, 2012
Anti-vehicle mines, victim-activation and automated ...
April 2, 2012
Ban autonomous armed robots
March 5, 2012