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Sicherheit in den Strassen Mogadischus

(23.02.2012)

In vier Distrikten Mogadischus unterstützt die Danish Demining Group gemeindeorientierte Konfliktbearbeitung. Dazu gehört, die Zahl der Diebstähle und der Waffenunfälle zu verringern. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Chile und Peru: Landminengefahr in der Grenzregion

(20.02.2012)

Chile hat seine Grenze zu Peru geschlossen, weil schwere Regenfälle Landminen auf die Grenzstrasse gespült haben. Vier Landminen wurden bis jetzt entschärft. Tausende Landminen wurden in den 70er Jahren an der Grenze verlegt. (in Englisch)  weiterlesen >>>


Kanada: Ex-Chefverhandler warnt vor Aufweichung des Streubombenverbots

(16.02.2012)

Der unter Protest zurückgetretende kanadische Delegationsleiter bei den Verhandlungen für das Verbot von Streubomben befürchtet, die kanadische Regierung werde bei der Umsetzung des Verbotsvertrages dem Druck der USA nachgeben. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Antipersonenmine tötet Jiw-Indianer in Kolumbien

(15.02.2012)

Im Mapiripán-Distrikt Zentralkolumbiens kam ein älterer Indianer durch eine Antipersonenmine ums Leben. weiterlesen >>>


Libyen: Gefährliche Kriegswaffen bedrohen Zivilbevölkerung noch immer

(13.02.2012)

Nach Ende der bewaffneten Kämpfe in Libyen gefährden explosive Überreste des Krieges die Zivilbevölkerung. Um weitere Unfälle zu verhindern, konzentriert sich die Hilfe von Handicap International vor Ort auf zwei Ziele: Die Räumung von explosiven Kriegsüberresten sowie die Risikoaufklärung der Bevölkerung. weiterlesen >>>


Deinvestment: Die Vontobel-Gruppe schließt Investionen in Landminen und Streubomben aus

(08.02.2012)

Die Vontobel-Gruppe hat im Dezember 2011 Investmentrichtlinien verabschiedet, die Investitionen in Hersteller von Antipersonenminen und Streubomben ausschließen. weiterlesen >>>


Kolumbien: 710 Antipersonenminen sichergestellt

(08.02.2012)

Die kolumbianischen Armee hat im Südwesten des Landes (Departement Cauca) 710 Antipersonenminen mutmasslich von der linksgerichteten Terror-Organisation FARC (Revolutionäre Streitkräfte Kolumbiens) ausgegraben. weiterlesen >>>


Kolumbien: Seit Jahresbeginn sind alarmierend viele Kinder Minen zum Opfer gefallen

(06.02.2012)

Die kolumbanische Kampagne für das Verbot von Landminen hat seit Beginn des Jahres 2012 Landminenunfällen registriert, in denen alarmierend viele Kinder getötet und verletzt wurden. (in Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Thai border guards set 'mine trap' for Cambodians

(20.11.2002)

If it is proved true the Thai forces had laid the mines, that would be a breach of the Ottawa Treaty. Thailand is a signatory to the 1997 treaty banning anti-personnel mines and host of the 5MSP 2003.  weiterlesen >>>


Mindestens 20 Tote bei Anschlag auf Bus in Indien

(18.11.2002)

Neu Delhi - Bei einem Bombenanschlag auf einen Bus in Südindien sind am Montagabend mindestens 20 Menschen getötet und 16 verletzt worden. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blast in Nepal, 4 killed

(18.11.2002)

At least four soldiers were killed on Saturday in Nepal when their vehicle drove over a land mine believed to have been planted by Maoist rebels.  weiterlesen >>>


Nepal rebels kill politician

(18.11.2002)

At least two people were killed and 20 others injured when a passenger bus hit a landmine  weiterlesen >>>


Somali factions commit themselves under Geneva Call to ban anti-personnel mines (SOMALIA)

(14.11.2002)

GENEVA, Switzerand - Somali factions, including the Transitional National Government (cf. below list), gathering under the auspices of IGAD in Eldoret, Kenya, signed on Monday, the 11th of November, 2002, the "Deed of Commitment under Geneva Call for Adherence to a Total Ban of Anti-Personnel Mines and for Cooperation in Mine Action".  weiterlesen >>>


Egypt Still Suffering from World War II Legacy (EGYPT)

(14.11.2002)

EL-ALAMEIN, Egypt - The guns that thundered across the desert of el-Alamein have long fallen silent, but Egypt is still suffering from the lethal legacy of land mines and ordnance left by the fierce World War II battle.  weiterlesen >>>


Ogaden opposition group reportedly kills 80 soldiers in four days (ETHIOPIA)

(13.11.2002)

An Ural military vehicle which was carrying EPRDF soldiers was hit by a landmine planted by the engineers of the ONLF army, destroying the vehicle completely and killing 50 of the soldiers on board the vehicle. weiterlesen >>>


Chechen fighters kill eight Russian paratroopers in village raid (CHECHNYA)

(13.11.2002)

As a result of a land-mine explosion and a subsequent shooting of the aggressors' armoured column, one armoured personnel carrier was completely burnt out and eight paratroopers from the so-called Russian internal troops killed. weiterlesen >>>


BOMB KILLS 1 OFFICER, WOUNDS 3 IN CHECHNYA THURSDAY (CHECHNYA)

(13.11.2002)

GROZNY, Chechnya - One federal officer was killed and three servicemen wounded in a landmine blast in Chechnya's Achkhoi Martan district on Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


Afghan source says 16 US troops killed in land mine attack (AFGHANISTAN)

(13.11.2002)

Three US Hummer jeeps were blasted by radio-controlled land mines in the Paktia Province weiterlesen >>>


Kashmir landmine blast kills three policemen (INDIA)

(13.11.2002)

SRINAGAR, India Three policemen were killed and six were wounded on Monday when their vehicle ran over and exploded a landmine planted by suspected militants in Indian-ruled Kashmir, police said. weiterlesen >>>


Somali Delegates Call for Ban On Land Mines (SOMALIA)

(13.11.2002)

NAIROBI, Kenya - Leaders and delegates at the ongoing Somali peace talks in Eldoret yesterday expressed concern at the existence of land-mines in Somalia and called for a ban. 40 percent of the mines had been removed, but a lot of T-72 anti-tank landmines were planted during the withdrawal of the Somali National Forces and are still in existence. weiterlesen >>>


A NEW TREATY (UK)

(13.11.2002)

Persuading governments that UXO is their responsibility is the task of campaign group Landmine Action. Their goal is a new humanitarian law that obliges warring countries to clear up after conflicts are over. weiterlesen >>>


Somalische Milizen wollen Minen räumen

(13.11.2002)

Gemeinsam mit der Regierung wollen Milizen in Somalia Minen beseitigen. Sie schlossen ein Abkommen mit einer Hilfsorganisation. weiterlesen >>>


Somalische Milizen stimmen Landminenverbot zu

(13.11.2002)

ELDORET/KENIA. Die somalische Übergangsregierung und ein Großteil der rivalisierenden Milizen haben sich auf ein Verbot von Landminen verständigt. weiterlesen >>>


Vier Tote bei Munitionsbunkerexplosion

(13.11.2002)

Lübben (dpa) - Bei der Explosion eines Munitionsbunkers in Lübben in Brandenburg sind nach Angaben der betroffenen Firma vier Mitarbeiter ums Leben gekommen. Das teilte die Industriepark Spreewerk Lübben GmbH, die unter anderem Landminen entsorgt, am Mittwoch mit.  weiterlesen >>>


Tod am Hindukusch

(08.11.2002)

KABUL Die Verluste der US-Armee in Afghanistan sind möglicherweise weitaus höher als bislang in der Öffentlichkeit bekannt. Im Umfeld der Internationalen Schutztruppe für Afghanistan (Isaf) in Kabul wird aus verschiedenen Quellen berichtet, dass seit Beginn der militärischen Operationen gegen das Taliban-Regime mindestens 500 US-Soldaten gefallen und weitere 100 vermisst sind. Außerdem habe die US-Armee bereits rund 50 Hubschrauber und Flugzeuge verloren. Allein im Oktober sollen vor allem durch Hinterhalte, Minen und Sprengfallen im Osten und Süden des Landes mehrere Dutzend US-Soldaten ums Leben gekommen sein.  weiterlesen >>>


Major among four killed in Sopore blast (INDIA)

(07.11.2002)

SRINAGAR, India - In occupied Kashmir, a Major and four troops were killed today in a landmine explosion at Watlab in Sopore area.  weiterlesen >>>


Indian landmines major hazard in Afghanistan (PAKISTAN)

(07.11.2002)

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - As Afghanistan returns to a semblance of normalcy, the presence of un-exploded bombs and mines has emerged as a major threat to the human life and limb, reports Mine Action Program for Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


SOMALILAND

(07.11.2002)

Two killed by landmine in Hargeysa District  weiterlesen >>>


Four police officers and four soldiers killed in a mine explosion (CHECHNYA)

(07.11.2002)

Two other soldiers were killed Saturday when their military jeep detonated a land mine weiterlesen >>>


Pressemitteilung

(06.11.2002)

Mary Robinson wird Ehrenpräsidentin von Oxfam International  weiterlesen >>>


Military Operations

(04.11.2002)

Information on U.S. Use of Land Mines in the Persian Gulf War (excerpt)  weiterlesen >>>


Ukrainian sappers detect 25 new minefields in southern Lebanon

(31.10.2002)

LEBANON - UKRAINE / KIEV, Ukraine - Sappers of the 3rd separate engineering battalion of the Ukrainian army that act within the UN temporary peacekeeping forces in southern Lebanon have found 25 minefields not marked on maps over the past three months.  weiterlesen >>>


Chechen forces blow up Russian armoured vehicle (CHECHNYA)

(31.10.2002)

CHECHNYA - On 27 October, a Russian armoured personnel carrier was blown up by a remote-controlled land-mine in the village of Shaami-Yurt of [Chechnya's] Achkhoy-Martanovskiy District. There are casualties among the occupation troops.  weiterlesen >>>


Forty-two people were killed over the weekend alone in violence blamed on clashes with leftist rebels nationwide. KASHMIR

(31.10.2002)

(INDIA) NEW DELHI An Indian paramilitary officer was killed and two police constables severely wounded in a land mine explosion, early Monday, in Indias Jammu and Kashmir State.  weiterlesen >>>


LANDMINE INJURES 3 POLICEMEN IN CHECHNYA (CHECHNYA)

(29.10.2002)

Three policemen were injured as a landmine blew up a police vehicle in Chechnya on Friday, a source in Chechnya's police authority said.  weiterlesen >>>


Indian army inspector killed in mine explosion in Kashmir (INDIA)

(29.10.2002)

More than 37,000 people have died in Kashmir since an Islamic insurgency against Indian rule broke out in 1989  weiterlesen >>>


Tribal guerrillas kill 22 in India

(29.10.2002)

Six policemen were injured when their vehicle hit a landmine weiterlesen >>>


Norway investigates NATO cluster bomb test

(28.10.2002)

OSLO, - Norway launched an investigation on Friday after news reports that it let Belgian planes drop cluster bombs over Norway during a NATO exercise even though Oslo is working to outlaw the weapons.  weiterlesen >>>


Land Mine, Shelling Incidents Illustrate Dangers in Afghanistan

(28.10.2002)

Three special operations soldiers were wounded when the vehicle they were driving hit a mine  weiterlesen >>>


India - Violence Continues in Kashmir Following State Elections (INDIA)

(24.10.2002)

The police announced on 22 October that 11 people had died and three militants had been detained in a series of incidents in Indian-administered Kashmir.  weiterlesen >>>


Minibus hits landmine in Grozny, three people injured (CHECHNYA)

(24.10.2002)

Three people sustained serious injuries when a passenger minibus hit a landmine in Grozny.  weiterlesen >>>


Gunbattle in Kashmir Kills Nine (INDIA)

(24.10.2002)

JAMMU, India - At least nine people were killed in India's Jammu-Kashmir state as Islamic militants battled security forces and Indian and Pakistani troops shelled each other across the frontier separating the countries, police said Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


New Zealand Commandos Hurt in Blast (AFGHANISTAN, NEW ZEALAND)

(24.10.2002)

Three New Zealand special force commandos were seriously wounded in a land mine explosion in Afghanistan, the defense force chief said Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blast kills one in Turkey (TURKEY)

(24.10.2002)

TUNCELI, Turkey, - A 20-year-old Turkish woman was killed and two girls were injured yesterday when they stepped on a landmine while gathering hay in south-east Turkey.  weiterlesen >>>


Three Azeri officers injured in land mine blast in southern district (AZERBAIJAN)

(24.10.2002)

The undeclared war between Armenia and Azerbaijan is continuing weiterlesen >>>


Sopore blast (INDIA) SRINAGAR

(24.10.2002)

India - youth injured in a landmine blast in Sopore on Saturday being taken to a hospital in Srinagar. A policeman was killed and ten others, including three security personnel, were injured in the blast.  weiterlesen >>>


FEDERAL ARMORED COMBAT VEHICLE BLOWN UP IN GROZNY, 2 WOUNDED

(24.10.2002)

An armored personnel carrier of the Russian federal forces was blown up by a radio-controlled landmine in Grozny's Leninsky district at about 4:30 p.m. Moscow time on Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


Three policemen, eight Maoists killed in Nepal (NEPAL)

(24.10.2002)

The policemen were killed when their vehicle passed over a landmine  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines buried in the El Alamein sand continue to maim (EGYPT)

(24.10.2002)

600 people had been killed, and another 7,700 injured, by unexploded ordnance around El Alamein since 1945 weiterlesen >>>


India faces uphill task in de-mining borders (INDIA)

(24.10.2002)

Accidental blasts have killed 73 people and injured 216, and troops involved in the de-mining operations in Jammu and Kashmir. Planting of the minefields in Jammu and Kashmir already claims hundreds of victims earlier this year.  weiterlesen >>>


Humanitäre Lage in Tschetschenien

(24.10.2002)

Verminung der Felder verhindert landwirtschaftliche Nutzung weiterlesen >>>


Info-Zentrum gegen Landminen eröffnet

(24.10.2002)

Der Verein für humanitäre Kampfmittelbeseitigung stellt in Neu-Golm insgesamt 250 Sprengkörper (Handgranaten, Anti-Panzer- und Anti-Personen-Minen) aus. weiterlesen >>>


Billig - Kleine Kriege kosten kleines Geld

(21.10.2002)

Krieg ist, wenn Kanonen donnern und Panzer rollen, wenn Bombenflugzeuge Kondensstreifen am Himmel ziehen und auf grünstichigen Fernsehbildern die Flugabwehr den Cruise-Missiles bizarre Feuerwerke entgegenschleudert. Viel häufiger aber ist Krieg, wenn abgerissene, halb erwachsene oder gar kindliche Bewaffnete durch den Busch schleichen, kleine Dörfer überfallen und wahllos Alte, Kranke, Frauen und Kinder töten; oft mit Hackmessern, um Munition zu sparen. Wenn Busse auf Minen fahren oder Bauern auf ihrem Feld die Beine weggesprengt werden, dann ist Krieg.  weiterlesen >>>


Algerian militants kill 13 people in second massacre this month

(18.10.2002)

A land mine killed five soldiers and injured five others  weiterlesen >>>


One youth killed in accidental explosion, two teenagers injured (TURKEY)

(18.10.2002)

ISTANBUL, Turkey, -A young woman was killed and two teenagers were seriously injured in southeastern Turkey Thursday when they accidentally set off a land mine while gathering weeds, a Turkish news agency said.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blast kills four, injures 16 in Chechnya (CHECHNYA)

(18.10.2002)

Four people, including a local interior officer, were killed and 16 others seriously wounded when their vehicle passed a landmine weiterlesen >>>


ONE SERVICEMAN KILLED IN LANDMINE BLAST IN GROZNY

(18.10.2002)

(CHECHNYA) GROZNY, Chechnya, One man was killed and another three sustained injuries when rebels detonated radio-controlled landmines in Grozny's Oktyabrsky district.  weiterlesen >>>


LAND MINES: SENATE GIVES OK TO MOTION FOR TOTAL BAN (ITALY)

(16.10.2002)

R0ME, Italy, -To exert all possible pressure by non public entities for a total ban on land mines was the request in the motion approved this morning in the Senate and signed by 90 senators both of the majority and of the opposition. The first to sign it was Alessandro Forlani of the UDC (Christian Democrats).  weiterlesen >>>


India - Chattisgarh

(16.10.2002)

Two cops travelling in a jeep killed in landmine blast  weiterlesen >>>


Three policemen driving in a vehicle killed in land mine blast in southern India (INDIA)

(16.10.2002)

HYDERABAD, India, - A remote-control land mine exploded in southern India killing three policemen and wounding one Tuesday in an attack police blamed on Maoist-Leninist guerrillas.  weiterlesen >>>


Explosion kills Serb woman in Kosovo (KOSOVO)

(16.10.2002)

PRISTINA, Kosovo, -A land mine left behind after the Kosovo war killed a Serb woman working in a field, a United Nations (news - web sites) official said Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Mines Advisory Group (MAG) to help rid country of land mines

(16.10.2002)

Survey will be first step in three-part effort to remove deadly scourge (UK, LEBANON)  weiterlesen >>>


5 policemen killed in blast in India (INDIA)

(15.10.2002)

NEW DELHI - Five policemen were killed when a jeep in which they were travelling was blown up by militants of the banned People's War Group (PWG) by triggering a landmine blast near a village in south India's Andhra Pradesh Monday evening, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Seven policemen driving in a mini-truck killed by landmine in eastern India

(14.10.2002)

(INDIA) RANCHI At least seven policemen were killed and two others critically injured Wednesday in a landmine blast triggered by suspected communist insurgents in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


SEVERAL SERVICEMEN DIE IN ARMOURED CARRIER EXPLOSION IN CHECHNYA (CHECHNYA)

(14.10.2002)

GROZNY, Chechnya, A federal armoured personnel carrier hit a radio controlled land mine in Gudermes district of Chechnya on Monday. The military commandant's office reports that two servicemen were killed and three more wounded in the explosion. Meanwhile, the district police say four servicemen were killed and one wounded with fragments.  weiterlesen >>>


Russian troops killed in Chechnya (CHECHNYA)

(14.10.2002)

VLADIKAVKAZ, Russia - Two special forces soldiers were killed and one was wounded when a land mine exploded in the Chechen capital, Grozny, the official said. The blast also injured a pedestrian.  weiterlesen >>>


Colombian landmines kill, maim nine people a month (COLOMBIA)

(14.10.2002)

BOGOTA, Colombia - Anti-personnel landmines kill and maim about nine people a month in war-torn Colombia, and 14,000 new mines are planted throughout the Andean nation every year, the government said on Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Seven policemen killed in landmine blast (INDIA)

(14.10.2002)

RANCHI, India - Seven policemen travelling in a police vehicle were killed and two others injured when ultras blasted a landmine at Kanda Ghati in Jharkhand's Palamau district today.  weiterlesen >>>


Militants trigger landmine blast, CRPF jawan killed, 5 injured (INDIA)

(14.10.2002)

DODA, India, - A CRPF jawan was killed and five injured as ultras triggered a landmine blast in Doda town soon after the commencement of polling for the fourth and final phase of Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections here this morning,a senior official said here.  weiterlesen >>>


Zwei Millionen Kinder starben

(14.10.2002)

Terre des hommes zieht erschreckende Bilanz. In den vergangenen zehn Jahren seien bei kriegerischen Auseinandersetzungen zwei Millionen Kinder getötet, sechs Millionen schwer verletzt, zehn Millionen traumatisiert und eine Million Kinder von ihren Familien getrennt worden. weiterlesen >>>


US-Truppen entdecken großes Waffenlager

(14.10.2002)

KABUL - US-Truppen haben im Südosten Afghanistans ein offenbar einem Kriegsherren gehörendes Waffenarsenal ausgehoben. Aus dem Lager in der Stadt Chost wurden 35 Lastwagen mit Maschinenpistolen, Raketen und Minen beladen, wie ein US-Militärsprecher am Samstag sagte. Vermutlich lagerte der afghanische Kommandeur Bacha Chan Sardran die Waffen.  weiterlesen >>>


Land mine Wounds India Kashmir Candidate, Four Dead (INDIA)

(02.10.2002)

SRINAGAR, India - A politician contesting elections in Indian Kashmir ( news - web sites) was wounded and four people including her father were killed on Saturday when their vehicle ran over a land mine planted by militants, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Rebel Leader Youssouf Togoimi Dies (CHAD) N'DJAMENA

(02.10.2002)

Chad, Rebel leader Youssouf Togoimi has died from wounds suffered after his vehicle struck a land mine last month, the government said Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Chechen rebels step up activities (CHECHNYA) MOSCOW

(02.10.2002)

Russia, Chechen rebels have stepped up their activities in Chechnya while the fighting with Russian troops in neighboring Ingushetia Republic goes on for the third day. One policeman was killed, another two injured when a car detonated a land mine.  weiterlesen >>>


Four Islamic militants gunned down by Indian troops in Kashmir (INDIA)

(02.10.2002)

INDIA/JAMMU-- Indian troops gunned down four militants in Kashmir identified as members of a Pakistan-based group, while rebels attacked the home of an election candidate, officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Two Kashmir blasts kill one and wound 23 (INDIA) SRINAGAR

(02.10.2002)

India- Suspected separatist Islamic militants killed an Indian soldier and injured 23 people, most of them civilians, in two separate blasts in India's Jammu and Kashmir state, police said on Friday. One soldier was killed and another injured when their vehicle ran over a landmine.  weiterlesen >>>


India-Pakistan biggest problem area

(02.10.2002)

Mines have killed or injured about 512 Indian civilians since 2001, and about 150 Indian soldiers died planting the land mines. Of the 92 civilian land mine casualties in Pakistan last year, 36 were children  weiterlesen >>>


Six Indian Troops Killed in Kashmir Poll Attack (INDIA)

(02.10.2002)

SRINAGAR, India - Six Indian paramilitary troops were killed when their vehicle triggered a land mine explosion on Tuesday during the third round of voting in Indian Kashmir ( news - web sites)'s violence-racked state election.  weiterlesen >>>


Man killed in land mine explosion in Turkey's southeast (TURKEY)

(02.10.2002)

ANKARA, Turkey- A 30-year-old man was killed Monday after stepping on a land mine while chopping wood in southeastern Turkey, a news agency reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Seven Russians killed in rebel attacks in Chechnya (CHECHNYA)

(02.10.2002)

VLADIKAVKAZ, Russia - Seven Russian soldiers and policemen were killed and 15 others wounded by rebel attacks and land mines in separatist Chechnya ( news - web sites) and Russian warplanes and artillery bombarded insurgent positions, an official in the Moscow-backed Chechen administration said Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Indian Team Heads for Kashmir Amid Fresh Violence (INDIA)

(02.10.2002)

SRINAGAR, India, - Eight soldiers were hurt in a land mine blast Thursday in Indian Kashmir (news - web sites) as the nation's chief election commissioner began a tour of the state ahead of the second round of a violence-plagued poll.  weiterlesen >>>


Bus Explodes in Chechnya's Capital (CHECHNYA)

(02.10.2002)

MOSCOW, Russia, - A land mine planted at a busy intersection in the Chechen capital Grozny exploded as a passenger bus drove by on onday, and Russian news agencies reported that at least eight people were killed and 20 others wounded.  weiterlesen >>>


Seven IEDs defused, six injured in three explosions (INDIA)

(02.10.2002)

SRINAGAR, India, -Security forces defused seven improvised explosive devices (IEDs), including one planted inside a polling station in Kashmir, even as six persons were injured in three explosions triggered by militants in the border districts of Baramulla and Kupwara on Monday, official sources said.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghans Vow to Destroy Land Mines (AFGHANISTAN) KABUL

(26.09.2002)

Afghanistan ( news - web sites)'s government has pledged to destroy the stockpiles of land mines scattered across the country within four years, a U.N. spokesman said Sunday. 16,147 anti-personal mines, 1,554 anti-vehicle mines and 328,398 pieces of unexploded ordnance had been destroyed.  weiterlesen >>>


Guinea-Bissau: 1000 landmines backdated to colonial war destroyed in remote area (GUINEA-BISSAU)

(26.09.2002)

A thousand anti-personnel, anti-cargo, and anti-tank mines were destroyed in Gabu allowing Guinea-Bissau to fulfill the aims of the Ottawa Convention. The majority of these dated back to the times of the colonial war.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast destroys bus in Chechen capital

(26.09.2002)

At least 8 killed, 28 wounded weiterlesen >>>


Land mines kill, wound soldiers in eastern Algeria (ALGERIA)

(26.09.2002)

ALGIERS, Algeria - Exploding land mines killed two soldiers and injured 22 others during an operation to rout out Islamic insurgents around the eastern Algerian city of Skikda, the press reported Monday. An army truck hit a land mine.  weiterlesen >>>


Police officer killed in rebel attack on minister in Kashmir (INDIA)

(26.09.2002)

SRINAGAR, India -- A police officer was killed Sunday when suspected Muslim rebels attacked the convoy of a state minister in Kashmir,police said.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghan Cluster Bombs Almost Cleared

(24.09.2002)

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) - Mine sweepers say they have almost finished clearing southern Afghanistan of unexploded cluster bombs dropped by U.S. forces, a milestone in efforts to clear explosives from the world's most heavily mined nation. weiterlesen >>>


Einsatz gegen Personenminen bekräftigt

(23.09.2002)

Die Schweizer Kampagne gegen Personenminen forderte auch Verbot von Antifahrzeugminen weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEERKLÄRUNG

(23.09.2002)

Minenverbotskonferenz endet ohne nennenswertes Ergebnis. Dennoch sehen NGOs erste positive Signale für ein Verbot aller Landminen  weiterlesen >>>


Rebellengruppen machen mit

(18.09.2002)

Nichtstaatliche Akteure sollen in den Kampf gegen Personenminen integriert werden. weiterlesen >>>


4th Meeting of States Parties to the Ottawa Convention

(18.09.2002)

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Germany to the Conference on Disarmament, Ambassador Volker Heinsberg, to the 4th Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction - Geneva, 17 September 2002  weiterlesen >>>


New landmine casualties in Nepal

(17.09.2002)

At least 19 security personnel killed in two Nepal land mine blasts  weiterlesen >>>


Kampagne warnt vor Mineneinsatz

(17.09.2002)

Die Internationale Kampagne für das Verbot von Anti-Personenminen (ICBL) hat vor dem Einsatz von Anti-Personenminen bei einem möglichen Militärschlag gegen den Irak gewarnt. weiterlesen >>>


Minenexplosion tötet Kinder

(16.09.2002)

MOSKAU (dpa). Bei der Explosion einer Mine aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg in Russland sind fünf Kinder getötet worden. Die Leichen der Jungen im Alter zwischen sechs und neun Jahren wurden in einem Vorort der Stadt Wolgograd gefunden.  weiterlesen >>>


Die Entminung der Welt macht Fortschritte

(16.09.2002)

Positive Bilanz zum fünften Jahrestag der Ottawa-Konvention Die Internationale Kampagne zur Ächtung von Personenminen (ICBL) hat zum fünften Jahrestag der Verabschiedung des Ottawa-Abkommens und zum Beginn der vierten Staatenkonferenz am Wochenende eine positive Bilanz gezogen.  weiterlesen >>>


Süd- und Nordkorea wollen gemeinsam Minen räumen

(16.09.2002)

Soldaten aus Süd- und Nordkorea sollen an den Grenzen Minen beseitigen. Darauf verständigten sich Seoul und Pjöngjang.  weiterlesen >>>


Nepal

(16.09.2002)

50 Tote in selbsterbauter Minenfalle weiterlesen >>>


Minengegner verzeichnen weltweit erste Erfolge

(14.09.2002)

Jahresbericht der Kampagne gegen Landminen zieht positive Bilanz / Bundeswehr besitzt umstrittene Panzerminen  weiterlesen >>>


Kommt weltweiter Kampf gegen Landminen voran?

(13.09.2002)

Die internationale Kampagne für das Verbot von Antipersonenminen (ICBL) glaubt an weniger Minenopfer, obwohl ihre eigenen Daten auf eine Zunahme von ca. 8% hindeuten. In ihrem Jahresbericht (Landmine Monitor 2002), der von Regierungen u.a. aus Deutschland, der Schweiz; Großbritannien oder auch Kanada finanziert wird, zieht die Int. Kampagne trotzdem eine erstaunlich positive Bilanz.  weiterlesen >>>


Schweizer Landminen gefährden Minenräumer

(13.09.2002)

Neue Recherchen der Schweizerischen Kampagne gegen Personenminen zeigen: Die Schweiz besitzt immer noch Minen, die die Zivilbevölkerung im Falle eines Krieges bedrohen können. Einige Hinweise deuten darauf hin, dass die Schweiz neue Minen anschaffen will.  weiterlesen >>>


Anger over Kosovo mine-clearing halt

(11.09.2002)

The UN withdrew its mine clearance operation from Kosovo despite warnings that the country remained littered with unexploded bombs, it was claimed today. UN assurances that Kosovo is now as safe as the rest of Europe were "rubbish", said the Halo Trust, which carried out the work on its behalf.  weiterlesen >>>


5 killed, 21 injured in Afghan violence

(05.09.2002)

Bagram, Sept 2 (new York Daily) -- Two land mines and a bomb in a wooden pushcart exploded yesterday, killing five people and wounding at least 21 in a bloody day of violence in Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


BAGRAM AIR BASE Afghanistan

(05.09.2002)

Sept 2 (AFP) - Fourteen Afghan civilians were still being treated Monday at this coalition airbase for injuries sustained when an anti-tank mine exploded, a US military spokesman said Monday. Four Afghans were killed on Sunday by two mines on a track on the outskirts of this sprawling airbase.  weiterlesen >>>


Whatever happened to Diana's landmines legacy? (UK)

(03.09.2002)

UK, 25 Aug 02 (Observer)--By Paul Donovan One of Diana, Princess of Wales, most notable achievements in life and death was the role she played in securing a ban on anti-personnel landmines. While the British Government signed the Ottawa Treaty, there remain serious questions over its willingness to police it properly. weiterlesen >>>


Afghan landmines kill at least four (AFGHANISTAN)

(03.09.2002)

BAGRAM, Afghanistan, 1 sept 02 (BBC)-- At least four Afghans have been killed by two landmine blasts close to the Bagram air base in Afghanistan. Another 15 people are reported to have been wounded. weiterlesen >>>