(Beirut) – Afghanistan should be commended for its ratification of the international convention banning cluster bombs in defiance of pressure from the United States, Human Rights Watch said today as a major diplomatic meeting of the convention opened in…
Civilians through the Convention on Cluster Munitions
Munitions and their Human Toll
Convention on Cluster Munitions…
Cluster Bombs and their use by the United States in Afghanistan
Acronyms Used In Reportiii
I. SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Outline of Report
To minimize the humanitarian harm of cluster bombs during …
(New York) -- Nearly 5,000 unexploded and highly volatile cluster bomblets may be littered across areas of Afghanistan that were targeted by U.S. warplanes, Human Rights Watch said today.
"These unexploded bomblets have in effect become antipersonnel…
(New York) -- The United States should immediately stop using cluster bombs in Afghanistan because they pose an unacceptable risk to civilians, Human Rights Watch said in a backgrounder released today.
The backgrounder details U.S. use of cluster bombs…