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Explosive weapons are leading cause of death for children in Syria

November 23, 2013  Comments are off
Explosive weapons are leading cause of death for children in Syria

(London, 24 November 2013) New research published by Oxford Research Group shows that the primary cause of death for children during the conflict in Syria has been the use of explosive weapons in populated areas. Director of Article 36, Thomas... Read more

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UN concerned over impact of explosive weapons on children

November 5, 2012  No comments
UN concerned over impact of explosive weapons on children

The UN Secretary-General and the UN Special Representative to the Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict have highlighted the use of explosive weapons in populated areas as a key issue of concern for the protection of children in reports... Read more

‘Suicide’ bombing and exploitation (cont.)

December 16, 2008  No comments
'Suicide' bombing and exploitation (cont.)

From the BBC:  The PM spoke of his disgust at the Taleban for using a young boy as a suicide bomber, which he said would “offend public opinion not just in Britain but right across the world”. This time, according... Read more

Young teenage ‘suicide’ bomber, Helmand, 12 July – the theme of exploitation

July 13, 2008  No comments
Young teenage 'suicide' bomber, Helmand, 12 July - the theme of exploitation

ISAF report two children and two Afghan National Army personnel killed and others injured when “the Taliban used a young teenager as a suicide bomber.” The theme of exploitation of ‘suicide bombers’ is a significant one. Whether they be the... Read more