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Bosnien und Herzegowina: Deutschland stellt 100.000 Euro für Minenüberlebende zur Verfügung

(09.08.2017)

Die deutsche Botschafterin in Bosnien und Herzegowina, Christiane Hohmann, hat 100.000 Euro für Überlebende von Unfällen mit Landminen zur Verfügung gestellt. Die Mittel fließen an Einrichtungen in BiH und in Slowenien. Insgesamt hat Deutschland bereits über 30 Millionen Euro für Minenaktionen in BiH zur Verfügung gestellt. (auf Englisch)  weiterlesen >>>


Das Danger Mines Schild mit einem Totenkopf drauf.

Ägypten: Minenräumung dank Atomkraftwerk

(08.08.2017)

Im Gebiet El Dabaa soll das erste Atomkraftwerk Ägyptens entstehen. Da die Zone jedoch noch immer schwer vermint ist, wurde die ägpytische Armee jetzt beauftragt, es von Minen zu befreien. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Mehrere Männer, die alle ein Bein verloren haben, marschieren auf Krücken durch eine Straße, in deren Häuser lauter Einschusslöcher sind.

Angola: Es fehlen 90 Prozent der Mittel zur Minenräumung

(07.08.2017)

Einst war Angola das "Aushängeschild" der Landminenkampagne. Prinzessin Diana sorgte hier für Bilder, die um die Welt gingen. Heute fehlen rund 90 % der benötigten Mittel, um das Land bis 2025 von Minen zu befreien. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Ein Roboter mit intensiven Augen und vollständig aus Metall - aber der Brust nach oben

Killer Robots: Jody Williams aktuelle Kampagne

(04.08.2017)

Diese Waffen gibt es noch gar nicht - und trotzdem versucht eine Kampagne, im Vorfeld ihr Verbot zu erreichen. Die Kampagne wird angeführt von Jody Williams, die stellvertretend für die Internationale Landminenkampagne gemeinsam mit Mitstreitenden 1997 den Friedensnobelpreis erhielt. weiterlesen >>>


Blick von oben auf Dutzende Menschen, die ihre Arme nach oben recken und sich freuen

Streubombenverbot wird 7 Jahre alt

(31.07.2017)

Am 1. August vor 7 Jahren trat der Oslo-Vertrag über ein Verbot von Streubomben in Kraft – ein bahnbrechendes Abrüstungsabkommen, das bereits vieles bewirkt hat. Dennoch wurden in den Konflikten der letzten Jahre weiterhin Streubomben eingesetzt. weiterlesen >>>


Sicht vom Meer auf die alte Hafenstadt Dubrovnik

Kroatien: Waldbrand bringt Minen zur Explosion in eigentlich minenfreier Zone

(31.07.2017)

Ein von Mazedonien auf Kroatien übergreifender Waldbrand hat einige Landminen zum explodieren gebracht. Das ist umso erschreckender, als dieses Gebiet eigentlich als minenfrei galt. Dieser Vorfall zeigt erneut, wie perfide die Gefahr durch Landminen ist - und wie nahe sie auch an Deutschland ist. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Das Danger Mines Zeichen

Pakistan: Mehrere Menschen sterben bei Landminen-Explosionen

(30.07.2017)

Bei zwei Unfällen mit Landminen in Pakistan sind mehrere Menschen getötet worden. Vier Insassen eines Fahrzeuges starben, als ihr Fahrzeug über eine Mine fuhr. Fünf Frauen und ein Kind starben, als die Mütter auf der Suche nach ihren vermissten Männern auf eine Landmine traten.  weiterlesen >>>


Ein Mann watet durch das Wasser. Er hält einen Korb mit Blumen in der Hand. Sein linkes Bein endet in einer Prothese.

Kambodscha: Erster Monat ohne Minenunfälle seit 1979

(28.07.2017)

Im März diesen Jahres verzeichnete die kambodschanische Entminungsbehörde CMAC keinen einzigen Unfall mit einer Landmine oder mit einem explosiven Kriegsrest. Und auch die Opferzahlen für das gesamte erste Halbjahr sind im Vergleich zum Vorjahr erneut gesunken. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Albania completes mine-clearing process

(08.10.2009)

TIRANA, Albania -- Deputy Defence Minister Petrit Karabina announced on Thursday (October 8th) that Albania has cleared mines and other unexploded ordnance from its territory.  weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan - Zwei Polen starben in gepanzertem Fahrzeug - Freitag, 09. Oktober 2009

(08.10.2009)

Warschau - Polen hat zwei weitere Todesopfer in Afghanistan zu beklagen. weiterlesen >>>


Goldstone und Israels Waffen - 8. Oktober 2009

(08.10.2009)

Völkerrechtswidrig eingesetzte Munition im Gazakrieg weiterlesen >>>


Anschlag auf spanische Soldaten in Afghanistan: ein Toter und fünf Verletzte - Donnerstag, 8. Oktober Uhr

(08.10.2009)

In Afghanistan ist am Mittwoch auf die spanischen Truppen ein Minenanschlag verübt worden. Das teilte gestern das Verteidigungsministerium mit. Dabei wurde ein Soldat getötet und fünf weitere verletzt. weiterlesen >>>


LEBANON - Cluster bomb menace stalks south

(07.10.2009)

BEIRUT: A 44-year old civilian was injured on Sunday in a cluster bomb explosion while working on his land in the southern village of Zawtar, the National News Agency reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Turkey - 34 children killed by landmines, unsolved bombings in four years

(06.10.2009)

Protesters, mostly children, walked down Diyarbakir streets on Saturday for Ceylan Önkol, who was killed by a mortar shell fired from an unknown location. weiterlesen >>>


"Krieg ist ein perverses Geschäft"

(06.10.2009)

Alfieri Fontanas Weg vom Minenkonstrukteur zum Minenräumer weiterlesen >>>


3 Colombians die in anti-personnel mine blasts

(05.10.2009)

BOGOTA - Colombian officials say three adults have been killed and two children wounded in two related anti-personnel mine blasts in the country's northwest. weiterlesen >>>


Laos calls on countries to ratify UN-backed pact banning cluster munitions

(05.10.2009)

Laos, which has suffered more from the deadly effects of cluster munitions than any other country, urges Member States to sign and ratify the United Nations-backed CCM. weiterlesen >>>


EU Report puts blame on both Georgia and Russia for 2008 War

(05.10.2009)

The nine-month international investigation into the 2008 war between Georgia and Russia stops short of assigning "overall blame" for the conflict, and faults both sides for contributing to the outbreak of hostilities. Both Tbilisi and Moscow are expressing selective satisfaction with the findings. weiterlesen >>>


Latin American States plot to eradicate Cluster Bombs

(05.10.2009)

Santiago, CHILE - Regional meeting held against weapon weiterlesen >>>


World Leaders push Cluster Bomb Ban forward in New York

(05.10.2009)

NEW YORK - Two new States sign and two further states ratify the Convention on Cluster Munitions weiterlesen >>>


Two fallen soldiers head back to Canada.

(05.10.2009)

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - The most senior Canadian to die in combat in Afghanistan and one of his young combat engineers began their long journey back to Canada Monday after a highly emotional ramp ceremony attended by more than 1,000 coalition soldiers. weiterlesen >>>


UN blue helmets help advance de-mining effort in southern Lebanon

(05.10.2009)

Hiniyyeh, Lebanon. Land cleared of mines by United Nations peacekeepers is returned to farmers and landowners  weiterlesen >>>


Roadside Bomb Kills 30 in Afghanistan

(05.10.2009)

Kandahar, AFGHANISTAN. An intercity bus crowded with passengers struck a roadside bomb in the contested southern province of Kandahar on Tuesday and exploded, killing 30 civilians  weiterlesen >>>


Colombian pilots get 31 yrs in prison for cluster-bombing civilians

(05.10.2009)

BOGOTA, COLUMBIA - A judge has found two Colombian air force pilots guilty of murder and sentenced them to 31 years in prison each for the 1998 cluster-bombing of a village that killed 17 people weiterlesen >>>


Roadside bomb kills three Pakistani military in Khyber

(05.10.2009)

BARA/PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN - Three Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were killed and as many injured as their routine patrol hit a landmine in the Bara subdivision of Khyber Agency on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Zwei Tote bei Explosion einer Landmine in der türkischen Provinz Sirnak

(03.10.2009)

Bei der Explosion einer Landmine im Südosten der Türkei sind gestern zwei Menschen getötet. Die Mine explodierte unter einem Kleinbus, der zur Versorgung einer Militärbasis eingesetzt war.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. service members killed in the Philippines

(29.09.2009)

JOLO, PHILIPPINES - Two U.S. service members were killed in the Philippines when their vehicle rolled over a landmine Tuesday morning, according to military officials. weiterlesen >>>


Zwei US-Soldaten auf den Philippinen getötet

(28.09.2009)

Auf den Philippinen sind zwei US-Soldaten getötet worden, als ihr Fahrzeug über eine Landmine fuhr. weiterlesen >>>


Cartagena Summit: Less Than 100 Days to Go -- Are States Parties Ready?

(28.09.2009)

The Cartagena Summit on a Mine-Free World will be a highly significant event in the history of the Mine Ban Treaty. States Parties will review the status of the treaty and set out steps that need to be taken to create a mine-free world. The Summit will provide an opportunity to revitalize and reinvigorate our work on the treaty, and to recommit ourselves to the road ahead.  weiterlesen >>>


Einsicht in Paris

(25.09.2009)

Verzicht auf Splitterbomben  weiterlesen >>>


32 Schuhpyramiden für mehr Solidarität mit den Opfern - HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL DEUTSCHLAND

(25.09.2009)

Mit den Schuhpyramiden, die am 26. September in 32 französischen Städten stattfanden, zeigte die Öffentlichkeit Solidarität für die Opfer von Minen und Streubomben und erinnerte gleichzeitig den französischen Staat an seine Verpflichtungen. weiterlesen >>>


Produziert in Massachusetts ' Bombe schürt globale Debatte

(23.09.2009)

Textron versucht Streumunitionsvertrag zu Fall zu bringen. WASHINGTON - Laut Hersteller, Textron Defence Systems, ist die sensorgezündete Waffe (CBU 97/105) ein Wunder der militärischen Technologie. weiterlesen >>>


Waffenversteck in Presevo entdeckt

(22.09.2009)

Herkunft des Depots an der Grenze zu Mazedonien unklar  weiterlesen >>>


Made in Mass., bomb stirs global debate

(21.09.2009)

Textron seeks to quash cluster munitions pact weiterlesen >>>


Panzermine lag in Bachlauf

(20.09.2009)

Karlsdorf-Neuthard - Im ausgetrockneten Bachlauf der Pfinz beim Sieben-Erlen-See in Neuthard ist am Montagvormittag bei Baggerarbeiten eine Panzermine gefunden worden. Ein Bautrupp ist dort mit Renaturierungsarbeiten beschäftigt und baggerte aus diesem Grund Schlamm aus dem Bachlauf. weiterlesen >>>


3 Ausstellungen zum Antikriegstag im Düsseldorfer Landtag

(16.09.2009)

Drei Ausstellungen, die sich mit dem Thema Krieg und Kinder befassen, sind vom 1. bis zum 17. September 2009 im nordrhein-westfälischen Landtag in Düsseldorf zu sehen.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills two Turkish soldiers: official (TURKEY)

(16.09.2009)

Two soldiers were killed and eight wounded Wednesday in eastern Turkey in a landmine blast blamed on Kurdish rebels, a local security source said. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine explosion kills civilian southeastern Turkey (TURKEY)

(16.09.2009)

A civilian was killed in a landmine explosion southeast of Turkey, said a security force on Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


One injury, one death reported in Yala (THAILAND)

(16.09.2009)

A female villager was seriously injured after stepping on a landmine on the way to a rubber plantation in the southern province of Yala this morning while an elderly man was shot dead in front of his residence. weiterlesen >>>


Swiss expert urges donor nations to help Tajik mine clearance efforts (TAJIKISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

LONDON, 13 August 2009 (BBC Monitoring Central Asia)Dushanbe, 13 August: In all, 12m sq.m. of Tajikistan's territory remains to be cleared of anti-personnel mines, the head of the Swiss Foundation for Mine Action in Tajikistan, Hartmut H. Thoms, has said in an interview with Avesta. weiterlesen >>>


Countries do little to help landmine victims: report (SWITZERLAND)

(16.09.2009)

Many countries which have signed the 1999 treaty banning landmines are failing in their obligation to help rehabilitate people wounded by the weapons, according to a report issued on Wednesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka's army hastens northern mine-clearing efforts so war refugees can return home soon (SRI LANKA)

(16.09.2009)

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka _ The army is boosting operations to demine former rebel-held areas of northern Sri Lanka so that hundreds of thousands of Tamil war refugees can be released from internment camps and return home to the region, the army commander said Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


Policeman killed, others injured in explosion in Russia's Dagestan (RUSSIA)

(16.09.2009)

LONDON, 17 August 2009 (BBC Monitoring Former Soviet Union) Makhachkala/Rostov-na-Donu : Early indications are that one policeman was killed and two more were injured in an explosion on the route of a patrol UAZ [car] in Makhachkala, Interfax was told at the press centre of the town's police. weiterlesen >>>


Policeman loses leg, police station fired on in Russia's North Caucasus (RUSSIA)

(16.09.2009)

A policeman was seriously injured after stepping on landmine in Chechnya, corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax reported on 27 August. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine explosion misses troops, injures civilian (PHILIPPINES)

(16.09.2009)

A landmine exploded Tuesday and injured a civilian instead of the government forces who are the supposed target, military officials said.Captain Rosa Maria Christina Manuel, Army's 10th Infantry Division public affairs officer, disclosed the incident took place around 9:35 a.m. Tuesday in the village of Suawan in Marilog District, Davao City. weiterlesen >>>


AFP official condemns NPAs for continuously using landmines (PHILIPPINES)

(16.09.2009)

ZAMBOANGA CITY : A top military official has condemned the New People's Army (NPA) for its continued use of landmines as "it shows the NPA's inherent disregard to laws and international conventions banning the use of landmine in whatever form." weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills five Pakistani soldiers (PAKISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

Five Pakistani soldiers have been killed in a landmine blast in the Taliban bastion of South Waziristan, a day after forces killed 33 militants as part of a week-old campaign in the Khyber Pass. weiterlesen >>>


Two kids killed in Tank mine blast (PAKISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

Two boys were killed when they stepped on a landmine planted in the fields by unknown miscreants in Gulimam, around 15 kilometres from here. The incident took place in the jurisdiction of Mulazai Police Station Wednesday evening. weiterlesen >>>


IED strikes kill 14 civilians in south (PAKISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

LASHKARGAH/ KANDAHAR CITY : At least 14 people have died in roadside bomb explosions in southern Afghanistan, which has witnessed an uptick in militant-linked violence in the build-up to the August 20 presidential and provincial council elections. weiterlesen >>>


Mohmand hideouts shelled (PAKISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

GHALLANAI: Security forces pounded suspected hideouts of militants in different areas of Mohmand Agency on Sunday. weiterlesen >>>


Two killed in landmine explosion near Dera Bugti (PAKISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

DERA GHAZI KHAN: Two people, including a schoolteacher, were killed in a landmine explosion near Dera Bugti on Wednesday night.  weiterlesen >>>


Israel's cluster bomb maps useless, says head of Army demining center (LEBANON)

(16.09.2009)

NABATIEH: The information provided by Israel concerning the locations of dropped cluster bombs during the summer 2006 war was useless, according to the head of the Lebanese Demining Center Brigadier Mohammad Fahmi. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine quest for brave Ramsbottom woman (LAOS)

(16.09.2009)

A woman took a break from her day job as an accountant to detonate four landmines in South East Asia as part of a clearance operation. weiterlesen >>>


MAG Iraq - July report (IRAQ)

(16.09.2009)

MAG Iraq DEMINING & CLEARANCE OPERATIONS:  weiterlesen >>>


Troops martyr 3 more innocent Kashmiris (INDIA)

(16.09.2009)

In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their fresh acts of state terrorism, martyred three more innocent youth, two of them in Keran area of Kupwara and one at Sheikhpora in Rafiabad.  weiterlesen >>>


Maoist bandh hits 3 Bengal districts, Lalgarh deserted (INDIA)

(16.09.2009)

The indefinite bandh called by Maoists on Tuesday paralysed three districts of Bengal Â- West Midnapore, Bankura and Purulia Â- with tribal-dominated areas being the worst hit.  weiterlesen >>>


BSF jawan injured in landmine blast (INDIA)

(16.09.2009)

Jammu : A Border Security Force jawan was critically injured in a landmine blast at Keri sector in rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said today.  weiterlesen >>>


Croatian man killed in landmine blast: reports (CROATIA)

(16.09.2009)

A Croatian man clearing landmines was killed Sunday and another was seriously injured in an explosion in an area littered with explosives from the 1990s Serbo-Croatian war, media reported. weiterlesen >>>


Outrage over murders of Chechnya aid worker and husband (CHECHNYA)

(16.09.2009)

LONDON, 12 August 2009 (Guardian Unlimited) Assassination of Zarema Sadulayeva and Umar Dzhabrailov will pile pressure on Kremlin to stem wave of kidnaps and killings Human rights campaigners in Russia have expressed their outrage after a prominent aid worker and her husband were shot dead in Chechnya, less than a month after the killing of Natalya Estemirova. weiterlesen >>>


Land mine victims face bleak prospects: survey (CAMBODIA)

(16.09.2009)

PHNOM PENH, 4 September 2009 (Phnom Penh Post) Discrimination and poor education are among the factors preventing land mine victims from finding jobs, depriving many of access to basic necessities such as food, water and housing, according to a new survey of land mine survivors. weiterlesen >>>


MAG Burundi - June/July report (BURUNDI) LONDON, 14 Aug 2009 (Reuters)

(16.09.2009)

MAG Burundi On 19 June, MAG officially handed-over the report on the evaluation of PNB SALW ("Phase 1") to the Director General of the Police Nationale Burundaise (PNB), which was followed by a presentation of the survey conclusions and the way forward to the Regional and Provincial police authorities.  weiterlesen >>>


Belarus, Ukraine, Poland agree to create joint security system (BELARUS, UKRAINE, POLAND)

(16.09.2009)

Text of report by Belarusian state-owned Nationwide TV, on 4 September.Belarus, Poland and Ukraine are going to create a joint security system. weiterlesen >>>


EU to hold talks on landmine destruction project (BELARUS)

(16.09.2009)

MINSK, 27 August 2009 (BelaPAN) The Belarusian Council of Ministers has authorized Deputy Defense Minister Ivan Dyrman to hold negotiations with the European Commission on a landmine destruction project.  weiterlesen >>>


Three Azerbaijani servicemen strike mine (AZERBAIJAN)

(16.09.2009)

Three servicemen of Azerbaijani Army struck mine, APA's Karabakh bureau reports. weiterlesen >>>


Mine blasts in west of Azerbaijan (AZERBAIJAN)

(16.09.2009)

A mine blasted in the Fizuli region of Azerbaijan. weiterlesen >>>


NPA Clears Over 8,000 Square Metres of Landmine (ANGOLA)

(16.09.2009)

MALANJE, 10 septembre 2009 (Angola Press Agency/All Africa Global Media) -- A total of 8,354 square metres of land were de-mined in Utende village, Cangandala district,16 kilometres south of Malanje city (northern Angola), in August this year by the Non- Governmental Organisation, Norwegian People's Aid (NPA), Angop learnt Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Church Council Calls for Cooperation in De-Mining Process (ANGOLA)

(16.09.2009)

LUANDA, 31 August 2009 (All Africa) Luanda - The Christian Churches Council in Angola (CICA) urged the population to cooperated with institutions concerned with de-mining process, by denouncing the existence of suspected sites with explosive devices. weiterlesen >>>


Demining of Railways Complete (ANGOLA)

(16.09.2009)

LUANDA, 1 September 2009 (All Africa) -- Luanda - The process of demining of the Luanda, Moçamedes and Benguela railways is complete, Angop learned Sunday in Luanda, The information was released by the director general of the National Institute of Demining (INAD), Leonardo Severino Sapalo, who added the State demining operators involved in landmine clearing operations from January to June this year have responded to expectations. weiterlesen >>>


Demining Commission to Implement Statistics Projects(ANGOLA)

(16.09.2009)

LUANDA, 1 September 2009 (All Africa) -- The first phase for statistics assessment of landmines victims in Angola starts in september, the acting coordinator of the sub-commission for assistance of landmines victims, Elsa Neto, disclosed today. weiterlesen >>>


Mineclearing accident in Angola (ANGOLA)

(16.09.2009)

By Anna Arnfjord Christiansen A member of DanChurchAid's mine clearing staff in Angola, Antonio Maliti was working in a minefield in the village Chicololo in the eastern part of Angola, when an unintended explosion caused Antonio to loose all fingers on his right hand.  weiterlesen >>>


Anda Rehabilitates Over 400 Landmines Victims

(16.09.2009)

Luanda: At least 468 disabled people all victims of landmines were rehabilitated in the past two years with the support of the National Association of the Angolan Disabled People (ANDA). weiterlesen >>>


Two more Canadian soldiers die from IED strike in Afghanistan (

(16.09.2009)

Afghanistan - The deadliest foe facing NATO soldiers travelling the roads of this war-torn nation claimed two more Canadian lives Sunday.  weiterlesen >>>


Taleban report attack on foreign forces in Afghan east (AFGHANISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

[Taleban spokesman] Zabihollah Mojahed: A tank belonging to foreign soldiers was blown up by a landmine planted by the mojahedin of the Islamic Emirate in Musa Ghondai area near Maydan Shahr, the centre of Maydan-Wardag Province, at 0700 [local time] this morning. weiterlesen >>>


District chief among two killed in Kandahar blast (AFGHANISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

KANDAHAR CITY : A district chief was killed along with a tribal elder as their vehicle hit a roadside improvised explosive device (IED) in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


Nearly 40 Taliban fighters killed during operations in southern Helmand province

(16.09.2009)

KABUL: Up to 40 Taliban fighters were killed during operations in various districts of southern Helmand province on Election Day, a police chief said on Friday. weiterlesen >>>


Taleban report attacks in Afghan east (AFGHANISTAN)

(16.09.2009)

[Taleban spokesman] Zabihollah Mojahed: According to details, a tank belonging to the foreign soldiers was blown up by a landmine when their military convoy was travelling in Sultankhel area of Sayedabad District of Maydan Wardag Province at around 1400 [local time] today. weiterlesen >>>


Three Afghan police killed, three injured in two separate incidents

(16.09.2009)

Konduz, Lashkargah: Three policemen have been killed and three others injured in separate incidents. Three police officers have been killed and three others injured in two separate incidents in Konduz and Helmand Provinces.  weiterlesen >>>


Comdr among three insurgents killed in Farah (AFGHANISTAN) KABUL,

(16.09.2009)

Three Taliban insurgents, including a top commander, were killed when the landmine they were planting on a roadside exploded prematurely in southwestern Farah province on Monday, an official said Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Taleban report attacks on US forces in Helmand Province in Afghan south

(16.09.2009)

LONDON, 27 August 2009 (BBC Monitoring South Asia) Explosions inflicted heavy casualties on American soldiers in Khanshin weiterlesen >>>


Military minds its mine studies

(14.09.2009)

The Sri Lanka School of Military Engineering has undertaken the task of producing hundreds of de-miners as resettlement of IDPs becomes a priority. Hiranthi Fernando reports on how this school prepares soldiers and officers for the dangerous task, Pix by M.A. Pushpa Kumara weiterlesen >>>


NGOs ask Slovakia to sign Convention on Cluster Munitions

(14.09.2009)

Amnesty International Slovensko along with the Cluster Munition Coalition, which has membership of around 300 organizations from eighty countries, have launched a national campaign to urge Slovakia to sign the Convention on Cluster Munitions, the SITA newswire wrote weiterlesen >>>


Over 800 anti personnel mines recovered

(14.09.2009)

Special Task Force troops recovered eight hundred and sixty-six anti personnel mines from the Alankulam area on Friday, the Army said weiterlesen >>>


(14.09.2009)

Colombia wants former rebels to help clear mines weiterlesen >>>


Land mine victims face bleak prospects: survey

(14.09.2009)

Double amputee Chhay Sorn, 47, who lost his leg in 1981 while serving as a soldier, begs along the riverside on Thursday. weiterlesen >>>


Report über Minenopfer lässt "Alarmglocken läuten"

(14.09.2009)

In Genf ist am Mittwoch eine Studie zur weltweiten Situation von Landminenopfern präsentiert worden. Zehn Jahre nach Inkrafttreten der Ottawa-Konvention zu Antipersonenminen zeigt sich die Lage der insgesamt 1.645 Überlebenden von Minenexplosionen weiter schwierig. 67 Prozent der Überlebenden sind demnach der Ansicht, dass ihre Bedürfnisse von den Staaten nicht berücksichtigt werden. weiterlesen >>>


Uno-Abrüstungskonferenz

(14.09.2009)

Atomwaffenfreie Welt "Frage der Vernunft" weiterlesen >>>


Roadside bombing kills 5 Afghan soldiers in East

(13.09.2009)

KHOST, Afghanistan, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed on Thursday as their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Paktia province of eastern Afghanistan, an ANA spokesman in the province said.  weiterlesen >>>


Civilians killed and wounded by Taleban mines

(13.09.2009)

Rebels make Helmand a sea of landmines, targeting military and civilians.  weiterlesen >>>


Donors losing interest in demining Lebanon

(13.09.2009)

NABATIEH: The workers look fed up. Hundreds of them huddle on the low wall in the garden of their headquarters, bedecked in matching khaki uniforms. weiterlesen >>>


Ottawa-Konvention

(13.09.2009)

Minenopfer ohne Hilfe weiterlesen >>>


Central and South Asia

(13.09.2009)

Laotian bomb hunters weiterlesen >>>


Norwegens Pensionskasse verkauft aus "ethischen Gründen" Anteile an israelischer Firma

(13.09.2009)

Oslo will im Zusammenhang mit Sperrwall nicht "an ernsthaften Verstößen" mitwirken  weiterlesen >>>


Tausend Tote und kein bisschen Frieden

(13.09.2009)

KONGO Armee verkündet Sieg über die ruandische Hutu-Miliz FDLR im Ostkongo. Aber die Zahl der Flüchtlinge steigt immer weiter und nun sollen die Milizen frische Kämpfer in Burundi anwerben weiterlesen >>>


Schweiz: Die Träume der Minenopfer

(13.09.2009)

Jahrelang war die Genfer Abrüstungskonferenz blockiert. Unter Österreichs Vorsitz könnte es nach dem Landminenverbot bald auch bei Atomwaffen Fortschritte geben. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine survivors call on governments to live up to their Mine Ban Treaty promises

(13.09.2009)

New report shows government assistance fails to meet landmine survivor needs  weiterlesen >>>


Ghana to ratify two Conventions on small arms

(13.09.2009)

Ghana is to ratify the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons and Convention on Cluster Munitions to quell robberies and armed-violence in the West African sub-region weiterlesen >>>


Moçambique

(13.09.2009)

Ronaldinho frisst sich durchs Minenfeld weiterlesen >>>


Roadside bomb kills three FC men in Khyber - 14.09.09

(13.09.2009)

Three Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were killed and as many injured as their routine patrol hit a landmine in the Bara subdivision of Khyber Agency on Sunday - PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN weiterlesen >>>


Kin of soldiers injured in mine blast to sue NPA

(13.09.2009)

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/31 August) ' Relatives of soldiers wounded during the landmine blast in Magpet, North Cotabato last Friday are set to file charges of human rights violations against communist guerillas who launched the attack.  weiterlesen >>>


MOGADISHU

(13.09.2009)

At least 10 people were killed in the Somali capital overnight Saturday in the latest bout of violence between government forces and insurgents, Radio Garowe reports. weiterlesen >>>


Increasing Casualty Rates in Lebanon.

(13.09.2009)

Deminer in action in a banana grove in Lebanon.  weiterlesen >>>


48 football pitches mine free

(13.09.2009)

Houses under construction in one of the cleared mine fields in Alto Campo.  weiterlesen >>>


Zehn Jahre nach Ottawa

(13.09.2009)

Landminenopfer-Konferenz in Genf präsentiert Studie weiterlesen >>>


Frieden und Abrüstung jetzt!"

(09.09.2009)

SPD startet Aufruf für Abrüstung und Rüstungskontrolle weiterlesen >>>


Boy killed by unexploded bomb in Vietnam

(08.09.2009)

HANOI: VIETNAM. A farmer and his son digging a fish pond accidentally detonated a Vietnam War-era cluster bomb.  weiterlesen >>>


Getting European Commission Funding for Mine Action

(08.09.2009)

The European Commission (EC) has been one of the largest contributors to mine action projects over the past decade. Up until 2007, the EC had a special budget line dedicated to those projects, which included demining and victim assistance. However, that budget has now become part of the wider EC development budget, as part of a general change to the EC funding structure. weiterlesen >>>


Aufruf von Amnesty International Slowakei

(03.09.2009)

Die Vertreter von Amnesty International Slowakei forderten Außenminister Miroslav Lajcak und Verteidigungsminister Jaroslav Baska auf, das Abkommen über das Verbot der Streumunition alsbald zu unterzeichnen. weiterlesen >>>