Introduction – explosive weaponsExplosive weapons are weapons that use high explosive to project blast and / or fragmentation from a point of detonation. Common types of explosive weapons include artillery, mortars and air-dropped bombs as well as landmines and improvised explosive devices.
Use of heavy explosive weapons in towns and cities in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict must ...
The use of heavy explosive weapons, including heavy artillery guns and multiple rocket launchers, in cities, towns and other populated areas in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is killing and injuring civilians, destroying vital infrastructure and homes, and has forced half the... Read more
Why won’t the UK protect civilians from unexploded bombs?
The UK is the only permanent member of the Security Council that doesn’t support an international law to protect civilians from explosive remnants of war By Richard Moyes It is nearly a full 17 years since the international community adopted... Read more
New publications on protecting civilians: protecting health, protecting education and...
Protecting civilians should be conceived of as a wide goal of conflict prevention and sustainable development, which gives attention to the health and wellbeing of people, the social structures that ensure justice and dignity, and the environment. Its objective should... Read more