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Bombardment of Aleppo: heavy weapons and civilian protection

August 10, 2012  1 comment
Bombardment of Aleppo: heavy weapons and civilian protection

The bombardment of Syria’s largest city Aleppo adds weight to the calls from civil society, the UN, ICRC and several states for an end to the use of explosive weapons with wide area effects in populated areas.  The use of... Read more

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International Network on Explosive Weapons presents a new call on States and other ac...

July 1, 2011  No comments
Iraq Al-Hamra hotel bombing (c) Jason P. Howe ConflictPics

The International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW) has published a more detailed “call” that will provide the basis for the network’s development and subsequent work.  The call was announced on 29th June at a side event to the Convention on Cluster... Read more

Explosive violence – Israel & Gaza

February 5, 2009  No comments
Explosive violence - Israel & Gaza

This Landmine Action policy paper assesses the humanitarian impact of explosive weapons in the 2008-2009 Gaza conflict.

Explosive violence in areas of civilian concentration

October 31, 2008  No comments
Explosive violence in areas of civilian concentration

A pdf of the text below is available here: Explosive violence in areas of civilian concentration-presentation-28 Nov 08 Richard Moyes Policy & Research Director, Landmine Action 28 October 2008 Presentation at the meeting: “Cities are not targets!” towards a prohibition... Read more