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Schrecklicher Unfall mit Minen in Ägpyten

(15.05.2012)

Bei einem Unfall am Sonntag, den 13. Mai 2012, starben zwei Menschen und 29 wurden verletzt, als sie die Grenzen zwischen Libyen und Ägypten abseits der offiziellen Strecken illegal überqueren wollten. weiterlesen >>>


Radeln für den guten Zweck

(14.05.2012)

Die zweite HelpTour im Klettgau war ein großer Erfolg. Rund 33 000 Euro konnten für die Opfer von Landminen in Kambodscha zusammengetragen werden. weiterlesen >>>


Schlimmer Minenunfall in Ägypten fordert 31 zivile Opfer

(13.05.2012)

An der ägyptisch-libyschen Grenze wurden zwei Menschen von Landminen getötet und 29 verletzt als sie mit ihren Fahrzeugen unbeabsichtigt in ein Minenfeld fuhren. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Westwallmuseum Sinz zeigt Fotos von Minenopfern

(13.05.2012)

Im Rahmen des internationalen Museumstags 2012 wird ein Teil der Ausstellung "Fatal Footprint" im Westwallmuseum von Perl-Sinz am Samstag und Sonntag, 19. und 20. Mai, präsentiert. weiterlesen >>>


Ägypten: Soldat von Landmine getötet

(13.05.2012)

Ein ägyptischer Soldat trat auf der Sinai-Halbinsel auf eine Landmine und starb aufgrund hohen Blutverlusts. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Online-Petition für ein starkes kanadisches Verbot von Streubomben

(10.05.2012)

Mines Action Canada hat eine Online-Petition gestartet, um den Gesetzentwurf Kanadas über das Verbot von Streubomben zu verbessern. Unterstützen Sie die Petition jetzt! weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan beantragt Verlängerung seiner Minenräumverpflichtung

(10.05.2012)

Die afghanische Regierung beantragt eine Verlängerung seiner Räumverpflichtung für Minen und legt 10-Jahres-Plan vor, das Land von den Gefahren durch Landminen zu befreien. Teil des Landmineproblems sind Antifahrzeugminen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Thailand beschuldigt Kambodscha gegen das Verbot von Antipersonenminen zu verstossen

(05.05.2012)

Die thailändische Regierung beschuldigt Kambodscha, Wilderer zu unterstützen, die entlang der thailändisch-kambodschanischen Grenze neue Antipersonenminen verlegen. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Argentina: Last mines destroyed

(18.12.2003)

The ICRC's regional delegate based in Buenos Aires took part in a ceremony on 4 December at which the last remaining Argentine anti-personnel mines were destroyed at Campo de Mayo military base. weiterlesen >>>


PHOTO GALLERY: Cambodian women clear mines

(18.12.2003)

Sean Sutton of British-based Mines Advisory Group (MAG) visited Cambodia's first all-women mine-clearance team, took these photographs and wrote about the people he met.  weiterlesen >>>


Uzbekistan Ignores Landmine Threat

(18.12.2003)

TASHKENT (TCA). No official delegation from Uzbekistan participated in the 1st Central Asian conference on the problems of landmine use, held in Bishkek in November. The forum's organizer was the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, working under the framework of the 1997 Ottawa Convention Banning Landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine and UXO Incident Report

(15.12.2003)

A young man died, December 15, 2003, in Shahkas Khatiakh, Tehsil Jamrud, Khyber agency-FATA, due to explosion of an unexploded ordinance (UXO). weiterlesen >>>


Elf Polizisten bei Minenexplosion getötet

(14.12.2003)

KATHMANDU - Im Osten Nepals sind elf Polizisten bei einer Minenexplosion ums Leben gekommen. Im Westen des Himalaya- Königreichs töteten Sicherheitskräfte mindestens zwölf maoistische Rebellen.  weiterlesen >>>


Burundi: the CNDD-FDD commits to respect the ban on antipersonnel landmines and to cooperate in mine action

(14.12.2003)

The Conseil National pour la Défense de la Démocratie-Forces pour la Défensede la Démocratie (CNDD-FDD) stated today at a ceremony in Geneva its support for a total ban on antipersonnel mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Army shells pose cancer risk in Iraq

(13.12.2003)

Depleted uranium shells used by British forces in southern Iraqi battlefields are putting civilians at risk from "alarmingly high" levels of radioactivity. weiterlesen >>>


Iraqi boy flown to US for treatment

(13.12.2003)

Yet another innocent causality of the War on Iraq is a nine-year-old boy, Sallah Kalif. He lost an eye, his right arm, three fingers when a landmine exploded in his hands. His abdomen was severely damaged.  weiterlesen >>>


Int'l Organizations: 21 Palestinian Children Killed by Suspicious Objects and Mines

(13.12.2003)

Several international organizations caring for the children worldwide and their welfare said that 21 Palestinian children were killed during the three years of the Al Aqsa Intifada because of getting close to or playing with suspicious objects or landmines planted by the Israeli occupying forces in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. weiterlesen >>>


Eleven policemen among 25 killed in Nepal

(13.12.2003)

Rebels detonated a landmine under a police patrol truck on Sunday, killing at least 11 policemen and wounding four others travelling in it, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Two U.S. soldiers die in Iraq; two Polish troops wounded

(13.12.2003)

Insurgents detonated a bomb alongside a U.S. military convoy west of Baghdad, killing one soldier and wounding two others, according to the military, while an attack south of the capital wounded two Polish soldiers.  weiterlesen >>>


Yemen spends 43 million dollars on demining, arms buyback from citizens

(12.12.2003)

Yemen has spent 33 million dollars over the past two years to buy back arms from its citizens and another 10 million dollars over the past five years on demining, Minister of State Qassim al-Aajam said Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


Zivile Opfer waren vermeidbar

(11.12.2003)

Streubomben töteten oder verletzten laut Human Rights Watch mehr als 1.000 irakische Zivilisten. Auch Schläge gegen Führung trafen Unbeteiligte weiterlesen >>>


13 occupiers killed in the southern Chechnya

(11.12.2003)

A representative of the headquarters of the eastern front of the Chechen armed forces has told Kavkaz-Center about two clashes with the invaders near the villages of Ersenoy and Eshelkhatoy. A mobile group of Chechen soldiers ambushed a Russian so-called maneuver group in the vicinity of the village of Ersenoy last Sunday (7 December), the source said.  weiterlesen >>>


Dilemma der Menschenrechtler

(11.12.2003)

Im Irakkrieg sind neben einer bis heute unbekannten Zahl von Soldaten tausende Zivilisten getötet, verletzt und verstümmelt worden. Viele dieser Opfer wären zu vermeiden gewesen, wenn die Truppen von USA und Großbritannien darauf verzichtet hätten, Streubomben einzusetzen.  weiterlesen >>>


Crimes of Russian occupiers in Chechnya

(11.12.2003)

Russian military bandits are continuing arbitrariness on occupied Chechen territory, abducting civilians for a ransom and committing murder during their systematic bandit attacks in many settlements in the republic, the information sources of Chechen NGOs say.  weiterlesen >>>


Iraq blast injures Polish troops

(11.12.2003)

Two Polish soldiers serving in Iraq have been injured by a roadside blast.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine problem is far from solved (UAE)

(10.12.2003)

There was confirmed use of anti-personnel mines by just six governments, and as of July 2003, only two governments - Myanmar and Russia - were using anti-personnel mines on a regular basis, according to the Landmine Monitor Report 2003, which was released during the Sharjah International Workshop on the Risks of Landmines and Explosive Remnants of War. weiterlesen >>>


Vier Frauen und ein Kind durch Landmine getötet (Jemen)

(08.12.2003)

Sanaa - Bei der Explosion einer Landmine sind am Montag im Süden des Jemens vier Frauen und ein Kind ums Leben gekommen. Mindestens zehn weitere Menschen wurden nach Angaben von Bewohnern bei der Detonation des Sprengkörpers vor einem Wohnhaus in der Provinz Taiz rund 280 Kilometer südlich der Hauptstadt Sanaa verletzt. weiterlesen >>>


Yemen landmine blast kills four, injures four

(07.12.2003)

SANAA- Three Yemeni women and a boy were killed by a landmine which exploded as the boy was playing with it, a security official said on Monday. weiterlesen >>>


Cooperation with Germany on mine action discussed (YEMEN, GERMANY)

(07.12.2003)

Chairman of the National Mine Action Committee, Qasem A.Al-Ajam held talks Monday with German Ambassador to Sana'a, Frank Marcus on the German support for demining efforts in Yemen through mine sleuths dogs.  weiterlesen >>>


Argentina eliminates all antipersonnel mines

(05.12.2003)

In a symbolic ceremony Argentina this week destroyed the last twenty antipersonnel mines of its inventory, thus complying with the terms of the 1997 Ottawa Convention for the elimination of all of these deadly explosives by January 2004.  weiterlesen >>>


Nepal lays 10,000 landmines to counter insurgents

(05.12.2003)

TREKKERS BEWARE. Stepping off the beaten path in Nepal could prove fatal. A report this week revealed that Nepal now manufactures its own anti-personnel mines and the armed forces in the Himalayan kingdom have studded the countryside beyond the Kathmandu Valley with 10,000 landmines to deter Maoist insurgents. Anti-vehicle mines are said to be supplied to Nepal by China, India and Russia.  weiterlesen >>>


Interior ministry and FSB confiscate anti-tank mines and other weapons in Ingushetia (Chechnya)

(05.12.2003)

Nazran (Russia) - Interior Ministry and Federal Security Service regional administration officers confiscated more than a hundred machine guns, dozens of grenade launchers, 65 kg of explosives and other ammunition from a cache in Ingushetia.  weiterlesen >>>


Leftover US-made shell in Vietnam kills man, wounds teenager (VIETNAM)

(04.12.2003)

An electrician was killed and his teenage assistant seriously injured when a US-made shell left over from the Vietnam War exploded as they were trying to salvage it, police said on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Vietnam gives green light to US-backed landmine/munitions survey

(04.12.2003)

Vietnam has given the green light to a joint project with a US veterans organization to map and assess the impact of landmines and unexploded ordnance left over from the Vietnam War, state media said Friday. weiterlesen >>>


Burmese rebel groups commit to ban antipersonnel (AP) landmines - new

(04.12.2003)

Today Geneva Call announced an agreement by the Arakan Rohingya National Organization (ARNO) and the National United Party of Arakan (NUPA) to ban all use of antipersonnel mines and victim activated explosive devices. Both groups recently signed the Geneva Call Deed of Commitment for Adherence to a total Ban on Antipersonnel Mines and for Cooperation in Mine Action (DoC).  weiterlesen >>>


Vietnam approves landmine assessment by US veterans

(04.12.2003)

The US military claims more than 15 million tonnes of bombs and other munitions were used during the war, and as much as 10 per cent of it is estimated to have failed to explode.  weiterlesen >>>


Tote bei Anschlag

(04.12.2003)

In Bagdad sind bei einem Angriff auf einen US-Konvoi vier Menschen getötet worden - drei irakische Zivilisten und ein amerikanischer Soldat. Ein ferngezündeter Sprengsatz explodierte, als der Militärkonvoi und ein voll besetzter Kleinbus vorbeifuhren.  weiterlesen >>>


Insurgents attack Iraq police station

(04.12.2003)

Insurgents attacked a police station in western Iraq and a mine blew up a US military vehicle in Baghdad yesterday as US troops in the main northern city of Mosul were on the trail of the head of the "death squads" of Saddam Hussein's feared intelligence services. weiterlesen >>>


UNO braucht 290 Millionen für Kampf gegen Minen

(04.12.2003)

NEW YORK - Die UNO rechnet im kommenden Jahr mit Ausgaben in Höhe von 290 Millionen Dollar, um Landminen auf der ganzen Welt beseitigen zu können.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine casualties remain high

(03.12.2003)

A four-day workshop entitled "Strategic Planning in Landmine Action in Azerbaijan" drew to an end at the Hyatt Regency Hotel of Baku on Thursday. The strategic planning event centered on the Landmine Impact Survey conducted in the country a few months ago with financial support from the European Commission.  weiterlesen >>>


Large-Scale Demining Projects to Start Soon (ANGOLA)

(03.12.2003)

The widespread use of landmines in Angola's decades-long civil war remains a major obstacle to the resumption of normal life after the conflict, the UN has said.  weiterlesen >>>


Fourteen injured in landmine explosion in Angola (ANGOLA)

(03.12.2003)

Fourteen people aboard a truck were injured in a landmine explosion in central Angola Thursday, a radio station reported.  weiterlesen >>>


UN reports dramatic drop in laying of landmines

(03.12.2003)

The United Nations has asked governments for almost $US300 million next year, to remove landmines and other unexploded ordnance from 36 countries, mostly in Asia and Africa.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine use rising (Nepal)

(03.12.2003)

Kathmandu (Nepal) - Troops and Maoist rebels are increasingly using landmines in the conflict in Nepal, campaigners say. weiterlesen >>>


UN says fight against mines needs 290 million dollars (United States)

(03.12.2003)

New York (USA) - UN and other aid agencies need 290 million dollars next year to keep fighting the scourge of landmines in more than 30 countries worldwide, a new UN report said on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


U.N. sees steady gains from 1997 landmine treaty (United States)

(03.12.2003)

New York (USA) - The 1997 international treaty banning landmines has steadily reduced the number of mines being used and the dead and maimed they claim each year, but much remains to be done, U.N. officials said on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Frontier soldiers severely injured in landmine incident (Pakistan)

(02.12.2003)

Peshawar (Pakistan) - In Sui, Baluchistan Province, Two Frontier Core (FC) personal were severely injured in landmine incident.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine clearing begins today (Cyprus)

(02.12.2003)

Cyprus will start destroying a stockpile of landmines today and plans to remove thousands more of the hidden killers buried south of its heavily fortified ceasefire line next year, officials said yesterday. weiterlesen >>>


Conference outlines successes, challenges in de-mining work (Lebanon)

(02.12.2003)

Beirut (Lebanon) - Conference outlines successes, challenges in de-mining work victims complain that state has neglected them - 'The Israelis' withdrawal was confusing - because they intentionally left behind - hundreds of thousands of mines'. weiterlesen >>>


Irak: US-Soldat bei Angriff nahe Samarra getötet

(01.12.2003)

Bei zwei Bombenanschlägen auf US-Militärkonvois nördlich von Bagdad ist mindestens ein US-Soldat getötet worden. Unbekannte hätten die Konvois auf der Hauptstraße in Richtung Samarra angegriffen, berichtete ein Offizier der US-Armee.  weiterlesen >>>


Cyprus begins anti-personnel mines' destruction

(01.12.2003)

Thirty anti-personnel mines were destroyed here Tuesday [2 Dec] during a ceremony to mark the commencement of the process for the destruction of anti-personnel mines in Cyprus.  weiterlesen >>>


Land mine explosions in Chechnya kill two soldiers, wound six

(01.12.2003)

Land mine explosions killed two Russian soldiers and wounded six in the previous 24 hours across Chechnya, an official in the Moscow-backed Chechen administration said Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Relatives of service members start out on peace mission

(01.12.2003)

Relatives of U.S. service members said they were nervous but hopeful Saturday as they embarked on a private peace mission to Iraq, where they will bring their message of friendship and doubts about the war.  weiterlesen >>>


Greek Cypriots to clear landmines in buffer zone

(30.11.2003)

Cyprus will start destroying a stockpile of landmines on Tuesday and plans to remove thousands more of the hidden killers buried south of its heavily fortified ceasefire line next year, officials said on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Fünf Soldaten bei Explosion von Landmine in Türkei getötet

(30.11.2003)

In der Türkei ist am Montag ein Militärfahrzeug auf eine Landmine gefahren.  weiterlesen >>>


Five Turkish soldiers killed in landmine blast

(30.11.2003)

Five Turkish soldiers were killed and five others wounded on Monday when their vehicle drove over a landmine in southeastern Turkey, security officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Angolan activists urge start of de-mining operations in Cabinda

(29.11.2003)

Anti-landmine activists are asking for the removal of a landmine field on lands used by the multinational oil company, Chevron Texaco, in Angola. The landmines, in Malongo in Cabinda Province, were planted by the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) in the 1980s, after a South African attempt to sabotage the oil installations at a time when South Africa and Angola were at war.  weiterlesen >>>


FC Officer and Driver Wounded in Mine Blast

(29.11.2003)

An officer of Frontier Corps and his driver were wounded when their jeep ran over a mine near here Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


Nations Endorse Treaty to Clean Up Postwar Munitions (Switzerland)

(29.11.2003)

Geneva (Switzerland) - More than 90 countries, including the United States, tentatively agreed Friday to clean up the munitions left by armed conflicts in an effort to reduce the huge number of postwar civilian casualties. weiterlesen >>>


Croatia, Iran To Co-operate in Mine Action (Croatia, Iran)

(28.11.2003)

Croatia and Iran will sign an agreement to co-operate in mine action during a visit of an Iranian state delegation to the Croatian Mine Action Centre from December 1 to 8, 2003. weiterlesen >>>


New Study: Vietnam mines killing decades later (Vietnam)

(28.11.2003)

Trieu Thuong (Vietnam) - Nearly three decades after the Vietnam War ended, land mines kill and maim farmers and other Vietnamese almost weekly, and efforts to remove them are focusing on the wrong areas, according to the first comprehensive postwar study, released Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Presseerklärung: Neue Konvention über bestimmte konventionelle Waffen enttäuscht deutsche Nichtregierungsorganisationen

(28.11.2003)

Mehr als 40 Nichtregierungsorganisationen aus der Schweiz und aus Deutschland zeigen sich enttäuscht über das Ergebnis der Genfer UN-Verhandlungen über Explosive Kriegsüberreste. weiterlesen >>>


Naxalites trigger landmine blast, 3 injured

(25.11.2003)

On a day when Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was to address an election rally at Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh, naxalites today triggered at least 13 landmine blasts and opened fire on CRPF personnel in faraway Pharsagarh district, injuring three of them.  weiterlesen >>>


VIETNAM:Villagers Build Lives Out of Unexploded Bombs

(25.11.2003)

Driving through Khe Sanh now, one could miss the handful of monuments that mark the site of the bloodiest battle of the American War, known to most of the world as the Vietnam War. weiterlesen >>>


Rebels kill 5 cops in Nepal

(24.11.2003)

A police vehicle ran into a landmine, which exploded at Mechinagar in far easternNepal on Monday afternoon, killing three police officers.  weiterlesen >>>


By Picking a Booby Trap, A Child was Killed and Seven injured including Five Women

(24.11.2003)

On the control line a child was killed and seven other including five women were maimed when a child picked an explosive device. According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) the incide nt took place in Dandial sector in village Teja.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines, poor roads and heavy rains serious obstacles to humanitarian assistance (Angola)

(24.11.2003)

Johannesburg (South Africa) - The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)said in a statement on Friday that agencies were struggling to assist Angolans suffering the cumulative effects of decades of war. weiterlesen >>>


Antitank mines sized in mopping up operations (Afghanistan)

(24.11.2003)

During two weeks of mopping up operations, the national army officers have arrested 36 people linked to Al-Qa'idah and seized a large number of arms and ammunitions in Musa Qala [District] and Grishk [area] of Helmand Province. weiterlesen >>>


Rebels attack Chechen deputy interior minister

(23.11.2003)

A terrorist attack has been perpetrated against Chechnya's deputy interior minister Col. Sultan Satuyev in Grozny.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. soldiers killed, 7 injured in helicopter crash in Afghanistan

(23.11.2003)

Five U.S. soldiers were killed and seven injured when their helicopter crashed Sunday near the American military headquarters north of the Afghan capital, the U.S. Central Command said.  weiterlesen >>>


Two civilians killed, 1 Indian soldier injured in Held Kashmir

(22.11.2003)

One Indian army soldier was injured in a landmine blast in Dogrian-Buflaiz area of Rajouri district. weiterlesen >>>


Armyman injured in blast, tragedy averted

(22.11.2003)

An Army personnel was injured in a landmine blast triggered by militants while a major tragedy was averted with timely detection of a powerful explosive in Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said here today.  weiterlesen >>>


Explosion erschüttert Ausländer-Hotel in Kabul

(21.11.2003)

KABUL - Eine Sprengstoffexplosion hat das von Ausländern bewohnte Hotel Intercontinental in der afghanischen Hauptstadt Kabul erschüttert.  weiterlesen >>>


Bosnian killed by land mine, another one injured

(19.11.2003)

A Bosnian logger was killed and another injured when a land mine exploded. the Sarajevo daily Dnevni Avaz reported Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Boy killed in mine blast

(19.11.2003)

A seven-year-old boy has become the latest casualty of unexploded mines that blight the border region of Ethiopia and Eritrea, the UN said on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Two schoolgirls injured in land mine explosion in Chechnya

(19.11.2003)

On 19 November two schoolgirls, aged 14 and 15, received fragmentation wounds in a land mine explosion.  weiterlesen >>>


Press Release

(19.11.2003)

Members of the German Government and the German Parliament call for a ban on cluster bombs - German Armed Forces continue stockpiling millions of cluster munitions - Berlin/Mainz, 19th November 2003. For several years, the German Initiative to Ban Landmines and its 17 member organisations* have pressed for a comprehensive ban of all mines and mine-like weapons such as cluster bombs. Now a group of high ranking German politicians, members of the German Parliament as well as German celebrities support this position.  weiterlesen >>>


Chechen rebels report attack on Russian armoured column

(18.11.2003)

Chechen mojahedin have reported an attack on a column of occupying formations in the vicinity of the village of Bamut [southwest of Groznyy] in Achkhoy-Martanovskiy District of the CRI [Chechen Republic of Ichkeria] on 17 November.  weiterlesen >>>


Pakistan Opposes Careless Use Of Land mines

(18.11.2003)

Pakistan has proposed specific steps to regulate the land mining operations and stressed the need for efficient and foolproof de-mining activities.  weiterlesen >>>


Presseservice: Hintergrundinformationen und Interviews

(18.11.2003)

Deutsche Nichtregierungsorganisationen begrüßen Forderung nach einem Verbot von Streubomben und fordern rasche unilaterale Umsetzung - Berlin (18.11.03) Die Mitgliedsorganisationen des Deutschen Initiativkreises für das Verbot von Landminen begrüßen die von Bundestagspräsident Wolfgang Thierse und Bundesentwicklungshilfeministerin Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul (SPD) erhobene Forderung nach einem Verbot von Streubomben. (Foto: Streumunition M77)  weiterlesen >>>


Presseerklärung

(18.11.2003)

AFGHANISTAN: HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL UND DIE FIFA FÖRDERN DIE WIEDEREINGLIEDERUNG VON BEHINDERTEN MENSCHEN ÜBER DEN SPORT  weiterlesen >>>


UK Bought Israeli Cluster Bombs Ahead of Iraq War

(17.11.2003)

"In reply to a written question in parliament on Monday, Ingram said that 6,000 L20 shells were purchased from Israeli Military Industries in the year ending March 2003 ."  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines continue to impede resettlement in Jaffna

(17.11.2003)

Many parts of Jaffna still remain unsuitable for resettlement and human habitation due to landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO), according to statistics gathered by Sri Lankan government officials in the northern peninsula.  weiterlesen >>>


Research to rid world of plastic land mines advancing (United States)

(17.11.2003)

New acoustic technology being developed at Ole Miss shows great promise in identifying buried land mines that would help the Army remain swift and help others clean up the mess later. weiterlesen >>>


Presseerklärung

(17.11.2003)

Deutsche entwicklungspolitische NGOs fordern mit prominenter Unterstützung ein Verbot von Streubomben - Auch die Bundeswehr verfügt noch über Streumunition in Millionenauflage  weiterlesen >>>


General killed by rebels

(16.11.2003)

A Nepalese general, whose family had close ties with Nepal's royal family, has been killed in a Maoist ambush, officials said. weiterlesen >>>


Drei US-Soldaten bei Anschlag getötet

(16.11.2003)

KABUL - Mindestens drei US-Soldaten sind in Ost-Afghanistan ums Leben gekommen, als ihr Fahrzeug auf eine Landmine fuhr.  weiterlesen >>>


Nepal: Mindestens sieben Tote bei Rebellen-Überfall

(16.11.2003)

Kathmandu - Bei neuerlichen Übergriffen maoistischer Rebellen sind in Nepal mindestens sieben Angehörige der Sicherheitskräfte getötet worden.  weiterlesen >>>


Gov't Seeks to Make Zambia Landmine-Free by 2005

(16.11.2003)

The government of President Levi Mwanawasa is seeking to make Zambia landmine free by 2005, if it gets international support.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine clearers killed

(16.11.2003)

N'DJAMENA, Chad - A stockpile of landmines awaiting destruction exploded in northern Chad, killing six mine clearers, including a French de-miner, an official said yesterday.  weiterlesen >>>


Nepal: Mindestens sieben Tote bei Rebellen-Überfall

(16.11.2003)

Kathmandu - Bei neuerlichen Übergriffen maoistischer Rebellen sind in Nepal mindestens sieben Angehörige der Sicherheitskräfte getötet worden.  weiterlesen >>>


Bundeswehr besitzt tausende Streubomben

(16.11.2003)

Die Bundeswehr lagert in ihren Waffendepots auch tausende der international umstrittenen Streubomben für Flächenbombardements.  weiterlesen >>>


Land mine in Iraq kills native of Metro Detroit

(15.11.2003)

Communications expert 'loved the military' weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills US troops

(15.11.2003)

At least three US soldiers were killed in eastern Afghanistan after their car went over a mine planted by militants, a top Afghan official said yesterday, but the US military said there was only one fatality in the attack weiterlesen >>>


Press Release

(12.11.2003)

German development NGOs welcome the launching of a global campaign against cluster munitions weiterlesen >>>


Presseerklärung 12.11.2003

(12.11.2003)

Explosive Kriegshinterlassenschaften - eine zunehmende Bedrohung für die Zivilbevölkerung. Deutsche entwicklungspolitische NGOs begrüßen die Gründung einer Internationalen Kampagne gegen Streumunition (Cluster Munition Coalition) und warnen zugleich vor der Verabschiedung eines neuen UN-Protokolls, das Zivilisten nur unzureichenden Schutz gewährt. weiterlesen >>>


Cambodia's landmine victims

(10.11.2003)

Chum Sakhorn has no doubts about who was to blame for robbing him of both of his legs.  weiterlesen >>>


"Stunted" Hopes (GREECE)

(08.11.2003)

Gouma, Samir and Radwan are not the only ones. Since the beginning of 2003 the number of deaths from mine explosions on the Greek minefields has reached 10, while the seriously wounded are many more.  weiterlesen >>>


Demine Now (GREECE)

(08.11.2003)

The National Committee of Human Rights demands the immediate clearance of all the minefields still on the northern borders of Greece with Turkey and Bulgaria, and the destruction of stockpiles of anti-personnel landmines, official advisors to the Prime Minister.  weiterlesen >>>


80,000 mines still left uncleared in Armenia

(07.11.2003)

Almost 80,000 mines are still left uncleared in Armenia, charges d'affaires a.i. of the United States in Armenia Vivian Walker said during the reception held at the US Embassy in Armenia Friday under the program of demining.  weiterlesen >>>


Two Tajiks killed, four injured by land mines while tending cattle near

(06.11.2003)

A Tajik teenager was killed by a land mine while tending cattle and his father was fatally injured in another blast while searching for him, officials said Friday, the latest of scores of casualties blamed on mines laid along the shared border by Uzbekistan.  weiterlesen >>>


Angola's NGOs need more support in process of demining

(06.11.2003)

It is necessary to give more support to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for them to carry out programs to make people aware of the danger of landmines, the Angolan national demining commission said here Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blast kills two soldiers in Manipur (INDIA)

(05.11.2003)

Two army jawans were killed and three others were injured in a powerful bomb explosion triggered by suspected United National Liberation Front insurgents in Moreh area, bordering Myanmar, in Manipur's Chandel district on Wednesday night.  weiterlesen >>>


Internationales Landminen-Verbot tritt am 1. März in Kraft (Bonn, 25.02.99)

(05.11.2003)

Presseerklärung Bundesdeutscher Initiativkreis für das Verbot von Landminen  weiterlesen >>>


Three injured by Vietnam cluster bomb

(04.11.2003)

THREE men were hospitalised with serious shrapnel wounds after a US-made cluster bomblet left over from the Vietnam War accidentally exploded in northen Vietnam, police said today. weiterlesen >>>


Argentina: Anti-personnel mines destroyed in compliance with Ottawa

(04.11.2003)

In a few weeks, the Argentine army and navy will have completed destroying their entire arsenal of anti-personnel mines, which had grown to 92,000 units but which is now at the point of being eliminated in compliance with the Ottawa Convention of Canada, signed by Argentina in 1997.  weiterlesen >>>


Turkey decides to clear mines on Syrian, Iraqi borders

(03.11.2003)

The mines along Turkey's southern border are to be cleared. With this project, some 30,600 hectares of land will be cleared for agriculture and employment opportunities will be provided for some 6,000 families.  weiterlesen >>>