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Lao cluster bomb survivor meets UK Foreign Secretary

November 6, 2012  No comments
Lao cluster bomb survivor meets UK Foreign Secretary

  Thoummy Silamphan, a campaigner and survivor of a cluster bomb accident, met UK Foreign Secretary William Hague yesterday morning at the opening of the new British Embassy in Vientiane, Lao PDR. Thoummy thanked Hague for Britain’s support for efforts... Read more

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Syrian forces bombard towns with cluster bombs and other explosive weapons

October 30, 2012  No comments
Syrian forces bombard towns with cluster bombs and other explosive weapons

Last week Human Rights Watch reported that the Syrian air force continued to drop cluster munitions on towns in five governorates in Syria as part of an intensifying air campaign in October. At least 46 cluster bombs containing more than... Read more

Progress in banning cluster bombs shows protection of civilians can work

September 6, 2012  No comments
Progress in banning cluster bombs shows protection of civilians can work

PRESS RELEASE (embargo: 10:00 BST, 6 September 2012)  Progress in banning cluster bombs shows protection of civilians can work (London, 6 September 2012) The new ‘Cluster Munition Monitor’ report, released in London today, shows remarkable progress in eradicating cluster munitions.... Read more

We are all Costa Ricans today

November 26, 2011  No comments
CCW Talks

Thomas Nash 26 November 2011 I tend to scowl when I hear people say that we can’t influence world affairs for the better because there are forces at play that are much too powerful. We can only tinker at the... Read more

CCW Review Conference ends with rejection of US-back...

November 25, 2011

Campaigners call on UK to resist US bid for ‘licen...

November 22, 2011

Anti-cluster bomb norm shows strength at UN talks

November 17, 2011

Strong resistance to US-led effort to permit cluster...

November 16, 2011
Global public outcry at US plans to allow use of clu...
November 15, 2011
Global outcry against draft protocol on cluster bomb...
November 10, 2011
How far away is ‘a long way away’?
November 10, 2011
UK government should stop banks financing cluster bo...
May 25, 2011
First steps to new norms on the use of explosive wea...
July 24, 2008