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