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Sudan: Cluster Bombs Used in Nuba Mountains- HRW
Evidence indicates that Sudan dropped cluster bombs on civilian areas of Southern Kordofan’s Nuba Mountains in February and March 2015, Human Rights Watch said today. For more information, read report here.
16/04/2015 - Read more »

New Evidence of Cluster Munition Use in Libya - HRW
There is credible evidence of the use of banned cluster bombs in at least two locations in Libya since December 2014, reports Human Rights Watch.For more information, read report here.
15/03/2015 - Read more »

Blog post - Landmines and cluster munitions – off to a rocky start in 2015
Monitor ban policy editor and Human Rights Watch's Senior Arms Researcher Mark Hiznay discusses three disturbing developments in Iraq, Syria and Ukraine in the latest Landmine and Cluster Munition Blog post. Read it here.
08/01/2015 - Read more »

Palestine Accedes to Convention on Cluster Munitions
On 2 January Palestine became the 116th state to join the Convention on Cluster Munitions, after depositing its instrument of accession with United Nations authorities in New York. This makes Palestine the first state to join the Convention in 2015, and the 89th state party. Read the Cluster Munition Coalition's news story here.See the Monitor's Palestine cluster munition ban policy profile from August 2014 (to be updated later this year).
08/01/2015 - Read more »

Landmine Monitor 2014 online, new Equal Basis report launches
Landmine Monitor 2014 report and press release online. New "Equal Basis 2014" report also launches on 3 December 2014, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and 17th anniversary of opening for signature of the Mine Ban Treaty. Landmine Monitor 2014 onlineSee the full report.Press release available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic. Landmine Monitor 2014 is the 16th annual Landmine Monitor report. The 61-page report provides a global overview of developments in mine ban pol...
03/12/2014 - Read more »

New factsheet - The Impact of Mines/ERW on Children
Marking Universal Children's Day, 20 November, the Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor Victim Assistance Team today releases a fact sheet on “The Impact of Mines/ERW onChildren.” The latest factsheet, produced annually since 2009, provides an update on casualty data and assistance to child survivors in 2013. Children, especially boys, are one of the largest groups of survivors of landmines, unexploded cluster munition remnants and other explosive remnants of war (ERW). Evidence shows...
20/11/2014 - Read more »

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