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US drone strike data contradiction

February 4, 2013  No comments
US drone strike data contradiction

The latest development in the growing public interest in drone strikes is the announcement of an inquiry into civilian casualties to be undertaken by UN Special Rapporteur on counter-terrorism and human rights Ben Emmerson QC, a British barrister at Matrix... Read more

6 years ago

Fifteen years after the landmine ban the number of new casualties halves

December 3, 2012  No comments
Fifteen years after the landmine ban the number of new casualties halves

Press release  (London, 3 December 2012) The number of reported new landmine and unexploded ordnance casualties has reduced dramatically since the banning of landmines was agreed, say UK anti-landmine campaigners today on the 15th anniversary of the treaty to outlaw the... Read more

Lao cluster bomb survivor meets UK Foreign Secretary

November 6, 2012  No comments
Lao cluster bomb survivor meets UK Foreign Secretary

  Thoummy Silamphan, a campaigner and survivor of a cluster bomb accident, met UK Foreign Secretary William Hague yesterday morning at the opening of the new British Embassy in Vientiane, Lao PDR. Thoummy thanked Hague for Britain’s support for efforts... Read more

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

UN Review Conference on small arms: recording casual...

August 21, 2012

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

April 27, 2012