US Should Conclude Policy Review and Ban Landmines
(Washington, DC) – Finland’s action to join the international treaty banning antipersonnel landmines should spur the United States and others to get on board without delay, Human Rights Watch said today.
Finland deposited its instrument of accession to…
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Returnand Resettlement in Angola
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To the Government of Angola:
To Donor Countries to Angola:
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Angola ratified the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty on July 5, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo acceded to the treaty on May 2. The treaty now has 125 State Parties, while another 18 countries have signed but not yet ratified this landmark agreement. HRW is…
Landmines have rendered large areas of arable land and pasture, many roads, bridges, river banks, villages, and some important economic installations unfit for the people of Angola. This report shows that attempts to restrict their use in Angola have…