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UK fails to condemn use of cluster bombs in Yemen

September 3, 2015  Comments are off
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

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Autonomous weapons, meaningful human control and the CCW

May 21, 2014  Comments are off
(c) UN in Geneva

Autonomous weapons, meaningful human control and the CCW Discussions at the Convention on Conventional Weapons, May 2015 The CCW held its first informal meeting on autonomous weapons from 13-16 May in Geneva. Delegations from 87 countries took part, as well... Read more

Syria and the significance of global norms on weapons

August 29, 2013  No comments
Syria and the significance of global norms on weapons

Human Rights Watch map of cluster munition strikes in Syria   The Syrian population has been suffering the effects of conflict for over two years with no end in sight. There has been a massive collective failure by all parties... Read more

UK says killer robots will not meet requirements of international law

June 18, 2013  No comments
UK says killer robots will not meet requirements of international law

At a parliamentary debate called by Nia Griffith MP on 17 June the UK Minister for Counter Proliferation, Alistair Burt MP provided further information on British policy regarding fully autonomous weapons. In response to Nia Griffith, who is Vice-Chair of... Read more

Campaigners meet to discuss disarmament as humanitar...

October 30, 2012

Drone strikes raise fundamental concerns for humanit...

June 20, 2012

Stay on target: UK should lead way in controlling ar...

April 27, 2012

Banning nuclear weapons

April 23, 2012
Ban autonomous armed robots
March 5, 2012
Call for increased transparency in UK weapons review...
February 27, 2012
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
Pressure mounts on UK ahead of cluster bomb talks
November 9, 2011
Explosive violence in areas of civilian concentratio...
October 31, 2008
First steps to new norms on the use of explosive wea...
July 24, 2008