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Campaigners meet to discuss disarmament as humanitarian action

October 30, 2012  No comments
Campaigners meet to discuss disarmament as humanitarian action

Article 36 participated in a Humanitarian Disarmament Campaigns Summit, organized by Human Rights Watch on 20-21 October 2012 along with 28 other non-governmental organizations. The Summit took place in New York on the margins of the UN First Committee on... Read more

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UK should review policy on depleted uranium

October 30, 2012  No comments
UK should review policy on depleted uranium

New report by Campaign Against Depleted Uranium (CADU) A new report by the Campaign Against Depleted Uranium (CADU “Managing acceptability: UK policy on depleted uranium weapons” shows that the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has deliberately downplayed the hazards of... Read more

Toxic Remnants of War project launched

April 11, 2012  No comments
Toxic Remnants of War project launched

The International Campaign to Ban Uranium Weapons and IKV Pax Christi have officially launched the Toxic Remnants of War Project. The aim of the project is to examine the humanitarian and environmental impact of toxics released as a result of... Read more

Call for increased transparency in UK weapons reviews

February 27, 2012  No comments
Call for increased transparency in UK weapons reviews

Article 36 has joined with other NGOs and Parliamentarians in signing a letter to the Minister of State for the Armed Forces, Nick Harvey MP, calling for transparency in a forthcoming review of the legality of the UK’s CHARM3 ammunition.... Read more

France claims depleted uranium is harmless

February 1, 2011