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UK fails to condemn use of cluster bombs in Yemen
UK fails to condemn use of cluster bombs in Yemen New report says UK seeking to weaken global condemnation of cluster bombs (London, 3 September 2015) Ahead of a major international conference on cluster bombs in Dubrovnik next week, the... Read more
Banks Behaving Badly: £17 billion invested in cluster munition producers while use o...
151 financial institutions worldwide invested £17 billion in companies producing cluster munitions from 2011 to 2014, according to a report launched today by Cluster Munition Coalition member PAX (the Netherlands). The report, “Worldwide Investments in Cluster Munitions: a shared responsibility,”... Read more
UK completed destruction of its entire stockpile of cluster munitions
The UK has announced that it has finished destroying its entire stockpile of cluster munitions, more than five years ahead of the schedule set by the treaty that bans cluster munitions. The UK has also stated that it has “no... Read more
Record-breaking Progress as States Race to Eliminate the Scourge of Cluster Bombs, Sy...
Governments are making record-breaking progress as they race to fulfill the 2008 treaty banning cluster munitions, while Syria’s use of this banned weapon has been widely condemned, according to Cluster Munition Monitor 2013, a global report released today in Geneva.