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Global Day of Action 2012

(24.06.2012)

Investitionen deutscher Geldinstitute in die Hersteller von Streubomben. weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka: Landminenexplosion verletzt drei Minenräumer

(24.06.2012)

Laut Polizeiangaben wurden drei Minenräumer, die für eine zivile Minenräumorganisation arbeiten, im Norden Sri Lankas durch eine Landminenexplosion verletzt. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Wie ein halber Mensch

(24.06.2012)

Minenexplosionen setzen den Krieg in Uganda fort, lange nachdem die Kämpfer abgezogen sind. weiterlesen >>>


Kambodscha: Landminen töten 20 Menschen und verletzen weitere 76 Menschen

(23.06.2012)

Im Zeitraum Januar-Mai 2012 wurden laut Angaben des Kambodschanischen Minenopfer-Informations-Zentrums 20 Menschen getötet und weitere 76 Menschen verletzt. Der schwerste Unfall wurde durch eine Antifahrzeugmine verursacht. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Kanada: Ehemaliger General fordert schärferes Verbot von Streubomben

(22.06.2012)

Senator Romeo Dallaire, ein ehemaliger General der kanadischen Armee, fordert den Kanadischen Senat auf, ein schärferes Verbot über Streubomben zu beschliessen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Führende Banken investieren in Hersteller von Streumunition

(14.06.2012)

Weltweit investieren 137 Finanzinstitute fast 43 Milliarden US-Dollar in die Produzenten von Streubomben – darunter auch zwei deutsche Geldinstitute. Nichtregierungsorganisationen fordern von der Bundesregierung eine gesetzliche Regelung gegen Investitionen in Streumunition. weiterlesen >>>


Die Allianz investiert immer noch in Streubombenhersteller

(14.06.2012)

Mit einer Aktion am Münchner Stachus klärte Handicap International darüber auf, dass der internationale Allianz-Konzern immer noch in Streubombenhersteller investiert. weiterlesen >>>


Fortschritte im Kampf gegen Investitionen in Hersteller von Streumunition

(14.06.2012)

IKV Pax Christi und FairFin veröffentlichen ihren Bericht über Investitionen in Hersteller von Streumunition. Immer noch investieren 137 Banken und Finanzinstitute in diesen Bereich. Darunter auch Banken aus Frankreich, Deutschland, Italien, Großbritannien, Liechtenstein und der Schweiz. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Ethiopia Comes Under Pressure to Ratify Landmine Treaty

(24.03.2004)

The Ethiopian government is under increasing pressure  weiterlesen >>>


Several Explosive Devices Destroyed in Caimbambo

(24.03.2004)

At least 40 explosive devices-such as landmines, projectiles, granades and rockets- were destroyed  weiterlesen >>>


Man killed, two seriously injured by Vietnam War-era shell.

(24.03.2004)

A man was killed and two others seriously injured while trying to extract explosives from a US-made shell  weiterlesen >>>


A year later, remembering the deadliest weapon (Iraq)

(23.03.2004)

In the months after the Iraq war, the unexploded bomblets sat idly in parks, sandlots, school yards, and fields, waiting for kids.  weiterlesen >>>


N.D. airman credited with saving soldier's life

(23.03.2004)

An airman due to return here Monday is credited with saving a fellow soldier's life in Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


Teenage soldier in Iraq blast horror (Iraq)

(23.03.2004)

A teenage soldier from the North-East lost part of his right leg after a land mine exploded. weiterlesen >>>


Three jawans killed in Sopore (India)

(23.03.2004)

Three soldiers were killed and about 42 injured after a landmine blew up an army bus at Sopore on Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


In zwei Jahren mehr als 1.200 Minen-Opfer in Äthiopien

(23.03.2004)

Addis Abeba/Äthiopien (AP) Landminen in Äthiopien haben in den vergangenen beiden Jahren mehr als 1.200 Menschen getötet oder verstümmelt. weiterlesen >>>


Teen killed, three children injured by explosions in Chechnya.

(22.03.2004)

A 15-year-old blew up on a land-mine and three children were injured by an explosion in Chechnya weiterlesen >>>


Teenager killed by landmine in Chechnya

(22.03.2004)

A 15-year-old boy has been killed by a landmine in the Urus-Martan region weiterlesen >>>


Ugandan army kills 46 rebels on Sudanese border

(22.03.2004)

A total [of] 46 Kony rebels were on Saturday killed when the rebels, dodging UPDF operations in southern Sudan, were ambushed by the UPDF and LDUs  weiterlesen >>>


Ten Russian soldiers and local police killed in Chechnya

(22.03.2004)

Ten Russian servicemen and local policemen died in skirmishes and explosions staged by rebels weiterlesen >>>


3 jawans killed in Sopore.

(21.03.2004)

Three soldiers were killed and about 42 injured  weiterlesen >>>


Policemen, soldier injured by improvised explosive device (Chechnya)

(21.03.2004)

Two policemen and a soldier have been hurt in bomb blasts in Chechnya, the Russian news agency RIA reported on 21 March. weiterlesen >>>


KILLING MACHINES

(20.03.2004)

United States should reconsider, give up its land mines weiterlesen >>>


On land mines, America is a humanitarian leader Beyond the Ottawa treaty

(20.03.2004)

According to the Austrian diplomat Wolfgang Petritsch, the new U.S. policy on land mines has more to do with the Bush administration's controversial approach to multilateralism than with addressing a pressing humanitarian problem  weiterlesen >>>


Kenya to enact anti-landmines law soon

(20.03.2004)

Nairobi (Kenya) - The Kenyan government is racing to enact an ant-landmines legislation ahead of a key international conference scheduled to begin in Nairobi in November, an official from the foreign ministry has said.  weiterlesen >>>


Nepal: Elf Zivilisten getötet

(19.03.2004)

Hinterhalt maoistischer Rebellen  weiterlesen >>>


12 die as Nepal Maoists strike.

(19.03.2004)

At least 10 Maoist rebels were killed in an assault on security forces  weiterlesen >>>


Ethiopia: Situation of IDPs in Somali Region Deteriorating

(19.03.2004)

Fears are mounting for the welfare of thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in eastern Ethiopia weiterlesen >>>


The British NGO, The HALO Trust, engaged in demining of NKR territory

(19.03.2004)

According to ARMINFO's special correspondent to Stepanakert, this call was necessitated by the incident on March 14 weiterlesen >>>


Minnesotans coming to terms with repercussions of war in Iraq

(19.03.2004)

One year after American went to war in Iraq, dozens of Minnesotans are coming to terms with the grim, personal repercussions.  weiterlesen >>>


12 die as Maoists strike (Nepal)

(19.03.2004)

At least 10 Maoist rebels were killed in an assault on security forces Friday while a landmine claimed the lives of two government soldiers, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Russian police find 50 kg of explosives near Chechen refugee camp

(18.03.2004)

A powerful explosive device was found on 14 March near the checkpoint  weiterlesen >>>


Chechen Pres Says 3,000 Have Disappeared In Chechnya

(18.03.2004)

Chechen President Akhmad Kadyrov said Thursday that around 3,000 people have disappeared in Chechnya, where Russian forces, Chechen police and rebels have been fighting  weiterlesen >>>


MAJOR AMONG 2 KILLED, 5 INJURED IN SWA

(18.03.2004)

At least two army personnel including a Major of Pakistan Army was killed and five suffered injuries when unidentified tribesmen hurled rockets at Pakistan Army base camp in South Waziristan Agency.  weiterlesen >>>


ISI link in landmine blast suspected

(18.03.2004)

ISI link is suspected in the recent landmine blast at Belpahari  weiterlesen >>>


Russian police find 50 kg of explosives near refugee camp (Chechnya)

(18.03.2004)

A powerful explosive device was found on 14 March near the checkpoint in the vicinity of the Chechen refugee camp of Satsita in Ordzhonikidzevskaya in Ingushetia's Sunzhenskiy District. weiterlesen >>>


NATO makes 'significant' weapons haul in Bosnia.

(17.03.2004)

NATO-led peacekeepers said Wednesday they had collected a significant amount of illegal weapons weiterlesen >>>


Sudanese refugees want security before returning home

(17.03.2004)

Sudanese refugees in neighboring African states are hesitant to return home until they can be sure of security  weiterlesen >>>


Translator Killed, Family Members Injured in Mosul Attack

(16.03.2004)

A translator for coalition forces in northern Iraq was killed and two family members were injured today in an attack in Mosul, Iraq. weiterlesen >>>


Press Release

(15.03.2004)

5th anniversary of the Ottawa Convention - 50 million antipersonnel mines destroyed but also 100.000 mine victims weiterlesen >>>


Country Discussed Demining Issues in France

(15.03.2004)

The National Coordinator for the Inter Sectorial Commission Demining and Humanitarian Assistance, Balbina Malheiro da Silva, is in Paris, France, where she participated in an International Colloquy on the structures for the fight against antipersonnel mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Donors' families grieve all over again

(12.03.2004)

Use of bodies by Army prompts sadness, anger  weiterlesen >>>


Army blew up bodies given to medical school

(12.03.2004)

It was revealed that bodies donated to a university medical school had been sold to the US Army - which then blew them up in tests involving land mines.  weiterlesen >>>


In Science's Name

(12.03.2004)

Lucrative Trade in Body Parts  weiterlesen >>>


Tulane ends deal with firm that sold bodies for land mine tests

(11.03.2004)

Tulane University has suspended its dealings with a national distributor of donated bodies weiterlesen >>>


Cadavers end up in Army mine testing

(11.03.2004)

Seven cadavers donated to Tulane University's medical school were sold to the Army and blown up in land mine experiments weiterlesen >>>


Die Welt von Rom aus gesehen

(08.03.2004)

Neue US-Politik zu Landminen ist "versäumte Gelegenheit" weiterlesen >>>


Blair: Anklage wegen Kriegsverbrechen?

(08.03.2004)

Wegen möglicher Kriegsverbrechen im Irak will eine Vereinigung britischer Juristen Klage gegen den englischen Premierminister Tony Blair beim Internationalen Strafgerichtshof (IStGH) in Den Haag einreichen.  weiterlesen >>>


US-Truppen unter Beschuss

(08.03.2004)

Die US-Streitkräfte weisen Berichte über Menschenrechtsverletzungen zurück.  weiterlesen >>>


Sudan attends regional workshop on landmines in Nairobi

(08.03.2004)

A regional workshop on banning of anti-personnel landmines in East Africa  weiterlesen >>>


RUSSIAN SERVICEMEN TO CLEAR MINES IN GEORGIA

(08.03.2004)

A group of Russian sappers will arrive in Georgia shortly to demine the area  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines Deadline Set for April 30

(08.03.2004)

East Africa, the Great Lakes region and Horn of Africa countries have been urged to deposit their national reports on landmines  weiterlesen >>>


CANADIANS COMMITTED TO CROSSING LANDMINES OFF GLOBAL "TO-DO" LIST

(08.03.2004)

Celebrations and awareness events began in 20 cities across the Canada today  weiterlesen >>>


Clearing mines primary concern

(08.03.2004)

The debate that has been taking place on infantry land mines reveals one obvious illusion.  weiterlesen >>>


The Statesman (India): Explosive used in mines baffles police.

(08.03.2004)

The state police are still not sure what explosive was used in the mines  weiterlesen >>>


China agrees with principles of Ottawa Convention - spokesman.

(08.03.2004)

China agreed with the Convention's principles, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao here Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Five Russian Soldiers Killed in Chechnya

(08.03.2004)

Rebel attacks and land mines killed five Russian soldiers in Chechnya over the previous day  weiterlesen >>>


2 soldiers killed, 4 injured in land mine explosion in Nepal.

(08.03.2004)

At least two army soldiers were killed and four others injured weiterlesen >>>


32,700 Mines Destroyed Last Year, Meeting Told

(08.03.2004)

About 32,700 out of the 35,800 the Government had were destroyed last year, National Security minister Chris Murungaru has said.  weiterlesen >>>


PACE RAPPORTEUR FOR NAGORNY KARABAKH DID NOT SEE ANY PROGRESS IN NEGOTIATING PROCESS FOR CONFLICT'S SETTLEMENT

(08.03.2004)

During the last visit to the region PACE Rapporteur for Nagorny Karabakh Terry Davis didn't see any progress in the negotiating process weiterlesen >>>


'To Walk the Earth in Safety'

(08.03.2004)

De-Mining Slogan Becomes Reality in Djibouti  weiterlesen >>>


Land mine explosion kills three in northwest Colombia

(08.03.2004)

A land mine explosion killed two peasants and a boy  weiterlesen >>>


Japan criticizes U.S. decision not to sign treaty to ban land mines

(08.03.2004)

Japan regrets that the United States has decided not to sign the international treaty to ban land mines weiterlesen >>>


. U.S. seeks Japan's support for land mine ban apart from Ottawa pact.

(08.03.2004)

U.S. State Department official defended the U.S. policy concerning land mines and called instead on Japan  weiterlesen >>>


Another American blow to multilateralism Land mines

(08.03.2004)

Wolfgang Petritaxh on US landmine policy weiterlesen >>>


UNDP MINE ACTION WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF DE-MINING EFFORTS.

(08.03.2004)

According to "Jordan Times", the threat of landmines deprives communities and hinders development. weiterlesen >>>


Red Cross appeals to states to speed up elimination of landmines

(08.03.2004)

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Tuesday urged all states to facilitate elimination of anti-personnel landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. Committed to Eliminate Persistent Landmines from Its Arsenal -

(08.03.2004)

Following are two fact sheets issued February 27 by the State Department's Bureau of Political-Military Affairs that explain new U.S. policies on landmines:  weiterlesen >>>


Youth attest terrible toll of landmines

(06.03.2004)

Pandey came to Winnipeg from his home in Nepal this week for the fifth annual Canadian Landmine Awareness Week  weiterlesen >>>


ICRC hails progress against landmines scourge, warns more needs to be

(03.03.2004)

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday welcomed progress in efforts to eliminate anti-personnel landmines, five years after a global ban came into effect.  weiterlesen >>>


Govt to outline defence policy on landmines

(03.03.2004)

The government will soon formulate a "defence policy" to clarify Nepal's position towards signing the international Ottawa Treaty that bans landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


New huge confiscation of weapons; anti-tank rockets and missiles

(03.03.2004)

A cache of weapons and of ammunition discovered by Italian troops  weiterlesen >>>


US Stops Funding Demining Project

(03.03.2004)

The standoff between the ruling Zanu PF government and the United States of America (USA) has affected crucial demining operations  weiterlesen >>>


Chechnya's children traumatized by unending war

(03.03.2004)

Killings, bombings leave lasting scars, counselors say  weiterlesen >>>


Truck driver killed, two hurt in rebel-set landmine in Nepal.

(03.03.2004)

A truck driver was killed and two passengers injured when their vehicle tripped a landmine  weiterlesen >>>


Kabul airport upgrades approved: No radar, bombed runways, landmines

(03.03.2004)

Help is on the way for the battered airport in Afghanistan's capital city, which is currently among the worst in the world.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. to Eliminate Some Landmines, Updating Arsenal

(03.03.2004)

President George W. Bush has decided to get rid of certain kinds of older land mines in the U.S. stockpile by the end of the decade, but retreated from a Clinton-era promise to move toward eliminating all U.S. antipersonnel mines.  weiterlesen >>>


FEATURE-Girl power finds foothold in Cambodia's minefields.

(03.03.2004)

They are making history as the war-torn country's first, and probably only the world's second, all-female demining team.  weiterlesen >>>


Mixed reaction from charities on U.S. landmine move.

(03.03.2004)

Using "smart" mines is a step backwards that would undermine a treaty designed to outlaw the devices altogether.  weiterlesen >>>


Over 10,000 Land Mines Destroyed Last Year

(03.03.2004)

Demining operations in Mozambique in 2003 cleared 6.9 million sqaure metres of land  weiterlesen >>>


Anne Will: "Minen sind weltweit großes Problem" - Die Tagesthemen-Moderatorin unterstützt das Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de

(03.03.2004)

Wie viele andere Menschen engagiert sich auch Tagesthemen-Moderatorin Anne Will gegen den Einsatz von Landminen und für ihre internationale Ächtung. tagesschau.de sprach mit ihr über das Thema. weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEERKLÄRUNG - 5 Jahre Verbot von Anti-Personenminen: 50 Mio. Minen zerstört, aber auch 100.000 Opfer zu beklagen

(01.03.2004)

NGO-Bündnis Landmine.de zieht gemischte Bilanz des ersten zivilgesellschaftlich erstrittenen Abrüstungsvertrages -Sperrfrist 26.2.04 11:00-  weiterlesen >>>


100 000 000 versteckte Bomben

(28.02.2004)

Fünf Jahre nach dem Ottawa-Abkommen ist klar, dass die Gefahr durch Minen nicht gebannt ist weiterlesen >>>


Christina Rau fordert generelles Verbot von Landminen

(28.02.2004)

Berlin/Washington (AP) Unicef-Schirmherrin Christina Rau hat ein generelles Verbot von Landminen gefordert. «Landminen sind eine ebenso heimtückische wie langfristige Bedrohung», sagte die Frau von Bundespräsident Johannes Rau am Freitag in Berlin. weiterlesen >>>


USA WOLLEN WEITER ANTI-PERSONEN-MINEN VERWENDEN

(28.02.2004)

München, 27.2.2004 Handicap International wendet sich entschieden gegen die Erklärung, die von der amerikanischen Verwaltung heute herausgegeben wurde aus Anlass des fünften Jahrestages des In-Kraft-Tretens der Internationalen Konvention über ein Verbot von Anti-Personen-Minen.  weiterlesen >>>


Die Gefahr durch Landminen ist noch lange nicht gebannt

(27.02.2004)

Die Initiatoren der Internationalen Kampagne zum Verbot von Landminen appellieren an die Öffentlichkeit  weiterlesen >>>


French tourists drive over landmine (Nepal)

(27.02.2004)

A French family escaped unharmed after a landmine planted by Maoist rebels in Nepal partly destroyed their vehicle, a home ministry official said Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


Acht Polizisten bei Bombenexplosion in Indien getötet

(26.02.2004)

Neu Delhi. DPA/BaZ. Mindestens acht indische Polizisten sind am Donnerstag im Osten des Landes bei der Explosion einer Landmine ums Leben gekommen. weiterlesen >>>


Viet Nam, US cooperate in landmine project

(25.02.2004)

Viet Nam and the US have agreed to work on a project to survey and assess the impacts of post-war landmines in Viet Nam.  weiterlesen >>>


UK troops' atrocities in Iraq

(25.02.2004)

The Guardian, which has steadfastly opposed the war, reported last weekend the Ministry of Defence was facing lawsuits over the deaths of at least 18 Iraqi civilians. Among the alleged victims are an Iraqi policeman, a woman shot while sitting down to her evening meal in Basra and a 13-year-old boy who handled a cluster bomblet.  weiterlesen >>>


Acht Polizisten bei Bombenexplosion in Indien getötet

(25.02.2004)

Neu Delhi. DPA/BaZ. Mindestens acht indische Polizisten sind am Donnerstag im Osten des Landes bei der Explosion einer Landmine ums Leben gekommen.  weiterlesen >>>


Ottawa Convention comes into force on March 1 for Belarus

(25.02.2004)

The Ottawa Convention on Banning Utilization, Stockpiling and Production of Antipersonnel Mines and on their Destruction (Ottawa Convention) will come into force on March 1 for Belarus.  weiterlesen >>>


American NGO Reaches Historic Agreement with Vietnamese Government to Map

(25.02.2004)

State Department-Funded UXO and Landmine Survey Project Will Set Stage for Eventual Removal (UNITED STATES, VIETNAM)  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blast kills 6 Chechens

(25.02.2004)

Six residents of Chechnya's Assinovskaya village were killed and seven others wounded when the GAZ-53 truck in which they were travelling hit a landmine, a source with the headquarters of the Russian Combined Federal Forces in the North Caucasus reported on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Press Release

(25.02.2004)

(Berlin 26.02.04) On March first, 1999 the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Antipersonnel Mines and on their Destruction (Ottawa Convention or Mine Ban Treaty) came into force. weiterlesen >>>


Zahl der Landminen-Opfer gestiegen

(25.02.2004)

Konvention dämmt Produktion und Handel mit den tückischen Waffen ein weiterlesen >>>


EINLADUNG ZUR PRESSEKONFERENZ

(25.02.2004)

5 Jahre Landminenverbot - Erfolg und Herausforderung. Kritische Bilanz eines zivilgesellschaftlich erstrittenen Abrüstungsvertrages weiterlesen >>>


Surinam destroys anti-personnel mines

(24.02.2004)

Suriname on Wednesday [25 December] destroyed a number of Anti-Personnel Mines (APMs) in an exercise conducted under the provisions of the Ottawa Convention that outlaws prohibition, use, stockpiling, production and transfer of such weapons.  weiterlesen >>>


PW landmine blast kills 8 in Belpahari

(24.02.2004)

MIDNAPORE, Feb. 25. - In the biggest Naxalite strike in West Bengal in recent times, suspected activists of the People's War today triggered a landmine blast killing seven security personnel, including five Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) jawans and two officers of the Belpahari police station, in a dense forest at Daldali in Belpahari in the state's border with Jharkhand. The driver of the hired trekker which the policemen were travelling in was also killed in the blast.  weiterlesen >>>


American NGO Reaches Historic Agreement with Vietnamese Government to Map

(24.02.2004)

State Department-Funded UXO and Landmine Survey Project Will Set Stage for Eventual Removal (UNITED STATES, VIETNAM) Eventual Removal (UNITED STATES, VIETNAM)  weiterlesen >>>


Combat clashes in Ichkeria

(23.02.2004)

Fighters blew up an armored personnel carrier on a landmine weiterlesen >>>


MINE AT THE BORDER. (UZBEKISTAN, KYRGYZSTAN)

(23.02.2004)

On February 18, Kyrgyz Prime Minister Nikolai Tanayev said that Uzbekistan had canceled the agreement on a 27-km strip of disputed border line which had supposedly been signed.  weiterlesen >>>


Two Vietnamese killed by war-era shell in Cambodia

(23.02.2004)

Two Vietnamese men were killed while trying to extract explosives from an American anti-tank shell left over from the Vietnam War that they had found in Cambodia, police said Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Land mine explosion in western Afghanistan kills one civilian

(22.02.2004)

Mine explosions are claiming victims in most cities every day.  weiterlesen >>>


Tribesmen Surrender Heavy Weapons to Pakistan Government

(22.02.2004)

The arms surrendered include Anti Personnel and Anti Tank mines. weiterlesen >>>


PWG draws Desam rally blood

(22.02.2004)

Several buses were burnt in Guntur and five trains were diverted from the Nadikuri-Hyderabad route following bomb and landmine scares. weiterlesen >>>


Teenager injured by Vietnam War-era shell. (VIETNAM)

(22.02.2004)

A 14 year-old boy was hospitalised in central Vietnam after a US-made shell left over from the Vietnam War exploded while he was playing with it, police said Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


5 killed in land-mine blasts in Nepal

(22.02.2004)

Warring Maoist rebels set off two powerful land mines in western Nepal on Sunday, killing five people and wounding 22 others, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>