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New HRW Report - Libya: Evidence on New Landmine Use in Tripoli
Credible evidence has emerged showing that one or more militia groups have used antipersonnel landmines during the armed conflict involving a Zintan alliance and the Libya Dawn alliance at Tripoli Airport in July and August 2014, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch. Read more.
05/11/2014 - Read more »

New HRW Report-- Ukraine: Widespread Use of Cluster Munitions
Ukrainian government forces used cluster munitions in populated areas in Donetsk city in early October 2014, Human Rights Watch said today. The use of cluster munitions in populated areas violates the laws of war due to the indiscriminate nature of the weapon and may amount to war crimes. See more details.
20/10/2014 - Read more »

United States announces new landmine policy
Today, the United States announced a new landmine policy rejecting the use of banned antipersonnel mines everywhere except in the Korean peninsula, saying the action "underscored its commitment to the spirit and humanitarian aims of the Ottawa Convention." See related statement, factsheet, as well as response by the US Campaign to Ban Landmines.
23/09/2014 - Read more »

Cluster Munition Monitor 2014 now online: report and press release
Cluster Munition Monitor 2014 is now online. To view the full report, including Major Findings in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Arabic click here. Press release also available in Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Arabic. ..***PRESS RELEASE ***Strong Progress on Cluster Bomb Eradication Shocking civilian victim rise reported in Syria as states rally to decry use of banned bombs (Washington DC, 27 August 2014): Countries are destroying tens of millions of explosive submunitions fr...
27/08/2014 - Read more »

Oman accedes to Mine Ban Treaty
Today, Oman deposited its instrument of accession, becoming the 162nd State Party to the Mine Ban Treaty. Click here for more details.
20/08/2014 - Read more »

Cluster Munition Monitor 2014 - Virtual Launch - 27 August
Cluster Munition Monitor 2014 will be launched at a virtual briefing open to reporters in person and through a global web interface, hosted in Washington DC, 27 August. The report will be available online globally after the event. Details below: Event: Cluster Munition Monitor 2014 Report LaunchWhere: Online, and Human Rights Watch office, Washington DCWhen: Wednesday, 27 August, 10:00 AM (US Eastern Daylight Time) – RSVP required for online access, contact media@icblcmc.org. Experts
18/08/2014 - Read more »

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