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Dieser 14-jährige hat einen Minendrohne entwickelt

(17.01.2017)

Harshwardhan Zala, 14 Jahre alt und aus Indien, hat in nur wenigen Monaten eine Minendetektor-Drohne entwickelt. Diese Mine sei - laut ofiziellen Angaben - besser als alles, was die indische Armee bisher nutzt. Auslöser waren Berichte, die der Junge hörte, über (militärische) Minenopfer in Kashmir. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Nigeria: 47 Jahre alte Landmine gefunden

(17.01.2017)

Ein erschreckender Fund aus Nigeria zeigt wieder: Landminen und ähnliche Waffen bedrohen auch jahrzehnte nach dem Krieg noch die Bevölkerung. Die Mine stammt laut Polizeiberichten noch aus dem Biafra-Krieg. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Kambodscha: Entminer stirbt bei Räumungsaktion, eine Kollegin wird verletzt

(16.01.2017)

Trotz aller positiver Meldungen aus Kambodscha: Minen finden nach wie vor ihre Opfer. Nun hat es einen Entminer der Organisation Halo Trust getroffen, der an der Grenze zu Thailand Minen räumte. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Ein Mann in traditionellen jementischen Gewändern

Video: Kurzer BBC Bericht über Landminen in Jemen

(08.01.2017)

Viel perfider geht es nicht mehr: Ein Mann verliert seine Familie, weil Kämpfer Anti-Personen-Minen im Haus der Familie platziert hatten. (Video auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Kambodscha: 2016 war das erste Jahr, in dem weniger als 100 Menschen Opfer von Landminen wurden

(08.01.2017)

Seit Jahrzehnten gilt Kambodscha als eines der am meisten verminten Ländern der Welt. Zahlreiche staatliche und nicht-staatliche Organisationen leisten vor Ort großartiges in der Entminung. Und das zeigt Erfolg: Erstmal seit Jahrzehnten gab es "nur" eine zweistellige Opferzahl. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


20 Jahre nach Prinzessin Dianas Besuch in Angola

(04.01.2017)

Die britische Prinzessin Diana trug vor gut 20 Jahren entscheidend dazu bei, die Aufmerksamkeit der Weltbevölkerung auf die Minenproblematik zu lenken. Ein kleiner Rückblick auf Ihr Engagement. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Ein Junge sitzt auf einer Schaukel - er hat eine Prothese.

Sri Lanka: Sind Minen zur Verteidigung militärischer Komplexe nötig?

(03.01.2017)

Entgegen massiver nationaler und internationaler Bestrebungen, Sri Lanka zu einem Beitritt zu den Konventionen gegen Minen und Streubomben zu bewegen, hat der Verteidigungsminister des asiatischen Landes behauptet, Minen seien notwenig, um militärische Einrichtungen zu schützen - auch wenn diese in dicht bevölkerten Gebieten liegen. (auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Somalia: Spannende Kurzreportage über Entminung

(30.12.2016)

Wie kann ein Land von explosiven Kriegsresten befreit werden, das im Chaos versinkt? Spannende Reportage über die Arbeit der UN Organisation UNMAS. (Video auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Bomb 'soon to be thing of the past' (UK)

(12.11.2008)

On 3 December, more than 100 countries, including the UK, will sign a treaty banning cluster bombs.  weiterlesen >>>


Somalia: Two people wound in Baidoa blast (Somalia)

(12.11.2008)

Mogadishu -The southwest town of Baidoa, Somalia that's 250 KM away from Somali capital, was reported that two people have been wounded after Somali police vehicle was targeted by a land mine earlier Wednesday, witnesses said.  weiterlesen >>>


World's most influential women honoured by Glamour (USA)

(12.11.2008)

NEW YORK-For women, the night was bigger than the Oscars, the Emmys and the Grammys combined. If you combined all those awards with the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, then you might have a sense of what it felt like to attend the 19th Annual Glamour Women of the Year Awards, held Monday night, Nov. 10, at Carnegie Hall, one of New York's architectural splendors. weiterlesen >>>


Cambodia, Thailand make limited progress in border talks (South East Asia)

(12.11.2008)

Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to conduct a joint survey of border markers placed along the two countries' disputed land boundary more than a century ago. weiterlesen >>>


Die Todeszone hat endlichen ihren Schrecken verloren (Deutschland)

(11.11.2008)

Dorfen - Mit Spendengeldern in Höhe von 10 000 Euro aus der Region hat der Rotary Club Dorfen das ehrgeizige Minenprojekt "Minex" im Dorf Kazagici in Bosnien-Herzegovina ermöglicht. weiterlesen >>>


Campaign Calls on Middle East Nations to Ban Cluster Bombs Now (Lebanon)

(11.11.2008)

Regional Conference Opens in Beirut, Lebanon ATFL Supports the New International Convention on Cluster Munitions  weiterlesen >>>


Salloukh backs ban on use of cluster bombs (Lebanon)

(11.11.2008)

Treaty seeks to outlaw weapons weiterlesen >>>


Stronger action needed to rid world of landmines, Secretary-General says (Switzerland)

(11.11.2008)

12 November 2008 ' More efforts are needed to eliminate landmines and other explosive devices, despite the great strides made in ridding the world of the deadly weapons, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today. weiterlesen >>>


Rüstungskonzern contra regensburg-digital.de (Deutschland)

(11.11.2008)

Es liegt schon ein paar Monate zurück. "Verdienstorden und Streubomben" ' unter dieser Überschrift hat unsere Redaktion am 25. Juli eine Kolumne veröffentlicht, die demnächst das Landgericht München I beschäftigen wird. weiterlesen >>>


Injured soldier tells tale of landmine blast (Canada)

(11.11.2008)

Master Cpl. Jody Mitic, who lost both of his feet after being injured by an IED in Afghanistan, speaks on CTV's Mike Duffy Live on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008. weiterlesen >>>


MILF Commits Anew to International Humanitarian Law on Landmines (Phillipines)

(11.11.2008)

The Philippine Campaign to Ban Landmines (PCBL), affiliate of the 1997 Nobel Peace laureate International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), hereby announces the recent signing by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) of a new instrument developed by PCBL entitled "Rebel Group Declaration of Adherence to International Humanitarian Law on Landmines" ' bring to four the number of signatory rebel groups in the Philippines, all in this year.  weiterlesen >>>


Blast kills Georgian policemen (Georgia)

(11.11.2008)

An explosion killed two Georgian police officers near breakaway South Ossetia, drawing a call for calm from EU ceasefire monitors already concerned over an alleged border incursion at the weekend.  weiterlesen >>>


Lakenheath 8 go to trial over 2 years later. (UK)

(11.11.2008)

On 3rd November 2008 the Lakenheath 8 had their final pre-trial review. The trial will take place from December 1st - 4th at Ipswich Crown Court, two years and two months after their taking action to prevent more innocent victims in the continuing bombing of Iraq and Afghanistan undertaken by US planes from USAF Lakenheath in Suffolk. . (Crown court applies to the venue, not this trial, which will be heard by a District Judge).  weiterlesen >>>


The Death of the Land Mine-Detecting Flower (Denmark)

(11.11.2008)

Research on the land mine detecting flower, which we posted about back in 2005 here and here, has come to an end.  weiterlesen >>>


Obama should ban cluster bombs (World)

(10.11.2008)

In the fog of war, the use of cluster bombs just makes things foggier. Turns out Georgia ' which always pleaded its innocence in the face of Russia's invasion last summer ' used cluster bombs against its own people.  weiterlesen >>>


Foni landmine campaign on the roll (Gambia)

(10.11.2008)

Mine risk reduction education is conducted to make people aware of the dangers associated with landmines especially in areas around The Gambia that border the region of Cassamance.  weiterlesen >>>


Four Maoists held (India)

(10.11.2008)

Malkangiri (Orissa) (PTI): Four maoists, hailing from Andhra Pradesh, were arrested and a huge cache of arms and ammunition was seized from them in a forest in Orissa's Malkangiri district, police said on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


UNGA urges global cooperation in countering Afghanistan's ongoing challenges (Afghanistan)

(10.11.2008)

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 11 (APP): Expressing deep concern over the Taliban's encroaching influence around Afghanistan, the burgeoning narcotics trade and surging violence there, the UN General Assembly, in its debate on the situation in that war-torn country, recognized signs of progress and drew hope from the newly emerging Pak-Afghan ties. weiterlesen >>>


Military Accused of Crimes Against Humanity (Burma)

(10.11.2008)

BANGKOK - An onslaught by Burmese troops in the eastern part of the military-ruled country, running for three years now, is laying the junta open to a charge of crimes against humanity. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills two in southwest Pakistan: police (Pakistan)

(10.11.2008)

QUETTA, Pakistan (AFP) - At least two people were killed in a landmine explosion in the insurgency-hit southwest Pakistan on Monday, police said. weiterlesen >>>


Switzerland calls for greater efforts to ban landmines (Switzerland)

(10.11.2008)

GENEVA: Switzerland on Monday called for more efforts by countries worldwide to eradicate anti-personnel mines ahead of a major conference on the subject in Geneva later this month. weiterlesen >>>


Bomb blast, landmine kill two in Balochistan (Pakistan)

(09.11.2008)

QUETTA, Nov 9: A man was killed and five others were injured when a bomb exploded in Sui town on Sunday morning. weiterlesen >>>


2 Tote, 3 Verletzte durch Landminen in Georgien (Georgien)

(09.11.2008)

Bei der Explosion einer Landmine an der Verwaltungsgrenze zur abtrünnigen Teilrepublik Südossetien in Georgien sind am Montag zwei Polizisten ums Leben gekommen. Dies teilte das Innenministerium in Georgien mit.  weiterlesen >>>


U.S. Soldiers in Iraq Battle a Dangerous Foe Under the Ground-Land Mines (Irak)

(09.11.2008)

MANDALI, IRAQ-For the U.S. military engineers working this desolate stretch of heavily mined land along the border between Iraq and Iran, the danger isn't what they can see but what they cannot. weiterlesen >>>


EUMM verurteilt Tod von 2 Polizisten in Georgien (Georgien)

(09.11.2008)

Die Beobachtermission der EU in Georgien (EUMM) hat den Tod von zwei georgischen Polizisten in der Nähe der Verwaltungsgrenze zur abtrünnigen Teilrepublik Südossetien am Montag morgen verurteilt. Dies berge das Risiko der weiteren Eskalation der angespannten Lage, so der Leiter der EUMM, der deutsche Diplomat Hansjörg Haber.  weiterlesen >>>


Little Jony's deadly mission (Sri Lanka)

(08.11.2008)

50% of the war casualties in Sri Lanka fall victim to this small mine. weiterlesen >>>


Police arrest four Maoists in Orissa (India)

(08.11.2008)

Malkangiri (Orissa), Nov 8 (ANI): The Special Operation Group (SOG) personnel of Orissa on Friday nabbed four Maoists, including three women, from Malkangiri district for their alleged involvement in several criminal cases. weiterlesen >>>


CCW talks on cluster munitions extended after hitting snag (Switzerland)

(07.11.2008)

GENEVA -- A meeting of governmental experts negotiating cluster munitions regulations under a convention on conventional weapons has been extended until Nov. 12, after the meeting's chairman announced a breakdown in talks. weiterlesen >>>


Ecuador backs agreement against cluster bombs (Ecuador)

(07.11.2008)

QUITO, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) -- Representatives from Latin American and Caribbean countries as well as Norway met here Thursday to discuss an agreement on anti-cluster bombs to be signed in Oslo, Norway in December, the local press reported.  weiterlesen >>>


SONY unterstützt Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de

(06.11.2008)

Die Sony Deutschland GmbH unterstützt die Berliner Geschäftsstelle von Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de. Das Unternehmen stellt dem Bündnis Notebooks für den mobilen Einsatz auf Konferenzen und zur Unterstützung der Öffentlichkeitsarbeit zur Verfügung. Das Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de und seine 17 Trägerorganisationen bedanken sich bei der Sony Deutschland GmbH für die großartige Hilfe. weiterlesen >>>


Finland Snubs Cluster Bomb Treaty (Finland)

(06.11.2008)

Helsinki - The Norwegian government has expressed disappointment over Finland's decision not to join the international treaty banning cluster weapons. weiterlesen >>>


Afghanistan: Terroristen morden Beamte, Nato tötet Zivilisten (Afghanistan)

(06.11.2008)

KABUL, 6. November (RIA Novosti). Regierungsfeindliche Kämpfer in Afghanistan haben am gestrigen Mittwoch die Attentate auf Beamte und Angriffe auf die Sicherheitskräfte fortgesetzt, berichtet ein RIA-Novosti-Korrespondent. weiterlesen >>>


MoD pays out £2.4m to Kosovan shot in the jaw (UK)

(06.11.2008)

A Kosovan man shot in the jaw by a British soldier has been awarded £2.4 million compensation after suing the Ministry of Defence.  weiterlesen >>>


Sammlung: Hoffnung für den Libanon (Deutschland)

(06.11.2008)

Aichach/Friedberg (AN) - Gut erhaltene, saubere und zeitgemäße Kleidung und Schuhe sammeln am Samstag, 8. November, die Pfarrgemeinden in den Dekanaten Aichach und Friedberg. Sie tun das zusammen mit der Aktion Hoffnung, einer kirchlichen Hilfsorganisation in der Diözese Augsburg, die damit den Libanon unterstützt.  weiterlesen >>>


"Mine attack was directed at Buddha" (India)

(06.11.2008)

Kolkata: The CPI(M) on Wednesday claimed that the target of Sunday's landmine blast at Salboni in West Midnapur district was West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacherjee to stop development initiatives. weiterlesen >>>


Doctors stay away from Belpahari (India)

(05.11.2008)

MIDNAPORE, Nov. 6: Over 10,000 villagers, mainly tribals, living in the Maoist-infested areas in Belpahari block of Midnapore West have been deprived of medical services since three people, including a doctor and a nurse were killed in a landmine explosion on 22 October at Simulpal. weiterlesen >>>


SOCIAL IN BRIEF (USA)

(05.11.2008)

US fund helps landmine victims in Quang Tri  weiterlesen >>>


A Low Down Attack On Anti-Missile Missiles (Russia)

(05.11.2008)

November 6, 2008: Russia is shipping some SS-26 (9M723K1, or "Iskander") ballistic missiles to Kaliningrad, as a way to threaten the new NATO anti-missile system being built in Poland (to protect Europe from Iranian missiles). This Russian deployment is all about a unique feature of Iskander, which is that it is not a traditional ballistic missile.  weiterlesen >>>


School students involved in Salboni mine blast (India)

(05.11.2008)

Kolkata: Three school students were among the six persons arrested for Sunday's mine blast at Salboni minutes after a convoy of West Bengal Chief Minister Buddahdeb Bhattacharjee and two union ministers passed the area. weiterlesen >>>


Salboni blast: Seven policemen served show-cause notices (India)

(05.11.2008)

Chief Minister Buddhadev Bhattacharjee and Union Ministers Ram Vilas Paswan and Jitin Prasada had a close shave when a landmine exploded minutes after their convoy passed through Baroa, near Salboni.  weiterlesen >>>


US fund helps landmine victims in Quang Tri (Vietnam)

(05.11.2008)

The Vietnam Victims Memorial Fund (VVMF) of the US has provided US$2.5 million and developed a mushroom growing project to help victims of landmines in the central province of Quang Tri. weiterlesen >>>


Laos still paying the price of Vietnam war (Laos)

(05.11.2008)

Xieng Khouang, Laos - Imagine growing up in a country where the equivalent of a B52 planeload of cluster bombs was dropped every eight minutes for nine years. weiterlesen >>>


Belgium cuts peacekeeper numbers in Lebanon AFP (Belgium)

(05.11.2008)

BRUSSELS - Belgium will extend the mandate of its peacekeeping contingent in Lebanon but plans to cut troop numbers by almost a third, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday. The Belgian contingent will remain part of the UNIFIL peacekeeping force until at least August although it will be slashed to 216 troops from 335 currently, a spokesman said.  weiterlesen >>>


Verhandeln statt schießen (Suedost Asien)

(04.11.2008)

Thailand und Kambodscha kündigen Gespräche zur Lösung ihres Grenzkonflikts an weiterlesen >>>


Paswan calls attack on his convoy "pre-planned" (India)

(04.11.2008)

New Delhi, Nov 05: Dubbing the November 2 attack on his convoy in Midnapore "pre-planned", Union minister and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday criticised the state police for laxity and demanded action against senior police officers.  weiterlesen >>>


Loner jailed after police find £200k haul of weapons including rocket launcher (UK)

(04.11.2008)

AN INTERNET trader who stockpiled a Soviet rocket launcher among a £200,000 arsenal of weapons has been jailed for five years. weiterlesen >>>


Government urged to raise bomb ban with new US president (Ireland)

(04.11.2008)

FINE GAEL foreign affairs spokesman Billy Timmins urged the Government to raise the banning of cluster munitions with the new US president. weiterlesen >>>


Georgia used defective Israeli cluster bombs (Georgia)

(04.11.2008)

Georgia used defective Israeli-made cluster bombs during its war with Russia, which detonated in populated areas and killed Georgian civilians, Human Rights Watch claimed in a new report. Georgia termed the report's conclusions "impossible."  weiterlesen >>>


Human rights group accuses Russia, Georgia of using cluster bombs (Caucasus)

(04.11.2008)

New York (PTI): A leading international human rights group has accused both Russia and Georgia of using cluster bombs extensively during their conflict in August, a charge both countries deny.  weiterlesen >>>


ISRAELS "ENORMOUS WEB OF UNLAWFUL PRACTICES" DEVASTATING PALESTINIAN SOCIETY, PALESTINE'S OBSERVER SAYS, AS FOURTH COMMITTEE DEBATES SITUATION IN TERRITORY

(04.11.2008)

Chairman of Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Underlines Interlocking, Reinforcing Relationship between Human Rights, Potential for Peace weiterlesen >>>


Jindal power plant hearing peaceful (India)

(04.11.2008)

The Telegraph reported that a public hearing for environmental clearance of Jeraldaburu iron ore mines allotted to Jindal Steel and Power Limited went off peacefully in West Singbhum amid presence of over 500 villagers.  weiterlesen >>>


Ban the "Bombies" (World)

(04.11.2008)

The 1997 Oslo Treaty outlawed anti-personnel land mines, both smart (timed for automatic explosion) and dumb (ready forever) varying in size from a woman's compact to a dinner plate, but filled with lethal explosives. weiterlesen >>>


Landmine takes off leg of 17-year-old girl in Saada (Yemen)

(04.11.2008)

SAADA, Nov. 05 (Saba) ' A landmine has taken off the leg of a young girl in the northern province of Saada and her condition is serious, police have said.  weiterlesen >>>


Georgia relied on cluster bombs during war (Georgia)

(04.11.2008)

MOSCOW: Georgian military forces fired more cluster munitions during the August war with Russia than originally thought, and some of these weapons may have malfunctioned, causing civilian casualties when they fell short of targets and hit Georgian villages, according to new research by Human Rights Watch, a New York-based rights group. weiterlesen >>>


Extreme reactions (India)

(04.11.2008)

The impunity enjoyed by the Maoist insurgents in India has already claimed over 500 victims this year, till date. While the hue and cry after an attempt on a minister's life is audibly stronger than the ministerial indignation at civilian and police casualties of Maoist violence, the state has, on the whole, visibly failed itself and its citizens in ending the narrative of red terror. Sunday's landmine explosion at Baroa in West Midnapore district fell into the well-established pattern of Maoist strikes across the affected states. weiterlesen >>>


Army recovers rebel landmine (Philippines)

(04.11.2008)

MANILA, Philippines-Army troops recovered a claymore landmine and several other ammunitions following an encounter with communist rebels in Agusan del Sur, a military spokesman said Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Human Rights Watch: 25 Tote durch Streubomben im Georgien-Krieg (Schweiz)

(04.11.2008)

Genf (AP) Der Einsatz von Streubomben im Georgien-Krieg im August hat nach Angaben der Menschenrechtsorganisation Human Rights Watch mindestens 25 Zivilpersonen das Leben gekostet. Sowohl Georgien als auch Russland hätten im Konflikt um die abtrünnige georgische Region Südossetien Streumunition gegen die Zivilbevölkerung verwendet, erklärte Human Rights Watch am Dienstag in Genf. weiterlesen >>>


2 NPA rebs killed, 6 hurt in Samar encounter (Philippines)

(04.11.2008)

MANILA, Philippines - Two suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebels were killed while six others were wounded when government troops overran a enemy camp in Northern Samar over the weekend. weiterlesen >>>


18,410 Ammunition, Mines Detected in Azerbaijan in October (Azerbajan)

(04.11.2008)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 4 November/ TrendNews, corr J. Babayeva/ Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) cleared 1,182,101 sq m of area from mines in October. As many as 18,410 ammunition and mine were detected and disarmed.  weiterlesen >>>


Three policemen suspended for West Bengal landmine blast (Lead)

(04.11.2008)

Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday suspended three policemen, including an inspector, for negligence of duty, a day after a landmine blast on the convoy of the chief minister and two union ministers injured six policemen in West Midnapore district.Those suspended were traffic inspector Aloke Chakraborty and two constables who were on duty at Bhadutala, the scene of Sunday's blast suspected to have been triggered by Maoists, said Home Secretary Ashoke Mohan Chakraborty. weiterlesen >>>


Einladung: Streubomben und Völkermord - Einführung in das Humanitäre Völkerrecht (Deutschland)

(04.11.2008)

Berlin (ots) - Das Deutsche Rote Kreuz lädt am Freitag, 21. November Journalisten zur Einführung in das Humanitäre Völkerrecht sein. Das Seminar wird von Völkerrechtsexperten aus Berlin und Genf gehalten. Die Teilnahme ist kostenlos.  weiterlesen >>>


Sri Lanka - SF Fires Barrage of Shells into Killinochchi (Sri Lanka)

(03.11.2008)

Vanni - Sri Lanka Security Forces (SF) fired barrage of artillery shells including Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) fire was reported on Sunday and today day and night on Killinochchi destroyed at least 16 houses completely and 18 business properties also destroyed in the attack.  weiterlesen >>>


Call for Ban of Cluster Munitions (World)

(03.11.2008)

European Religious Leaders of Different Faiths Call for Ban of Cluster Munitions -Disarmament experts and cluster bomb survivors testify on how religious communities can play a key role in ending violence- weiterlesen >>>


The wonders of Cambodia (Cambodia)

(03.11.2008)

It is often said that when you least expect it, something amazing will happen. The same happens with countries. PETRA WITOWSKI found that Cambodia - the land of Pol Pot, landmines, orphans and Angkor Wat - exceeded all expectations. weiterlesen >>>


More cluster bomb damage than reported (Georgia)

(03.11.2008)

Georgian Clusters Landed in Villages; Russian and Georgian Duds Still a Threat  weiterlesen >>>


Georgia Used Cluster Bombs That Hit Civilians, Group Says (Georgia)

(03.11.2008)

Georgia used cluster bombs that malfunctioned and fell into towns and villages, killing several of Georgia's own civilians during its summer war with Russia, according to new research by Human Rights Watch, a New York-based humanitarian organization. Georgia called that conclusion "impossible." weiterlesen >>>


China Clones Russian Imitation of U.S. Weapon (China)

(03.11.2008)

November 4, 2008: Pakistan is buying some A100 rocket systems from China, for evaluation purposes. weiterlesen >>>


Country Urged to Sign Convention On Cluster Munitions (Ethiopia)

(03.11.2008)

The Daily Monitor (Addis Abeba) -Two local civil society groups on Friday urged the Ethiopian government to exert efforts to sign the convention on cluster munitions in Oslo on December, 3rd 2008 Ethiopia is among the five African countries where cluster munitions have been widely used and also among the nine countries regarded as affected states, the civil societies indicated. weiterlesen >>>


Protesters march through Assam after deadly blasts (India)

(03.11.2008)

Demonstrators urge people to free society from elements who are the real cause of terror Eight held for attack on Indian ministers' convoy  weiterlesen >>>


Finland under Fire for Refusing to Ban Cluster Bombs (Finland)

(03.11.2008)

Human Rights Watch has chastised Finland for its refusal to sign an international treaty banning the use of cluster bombs.  weiterlesen >>>


Big cluster bomb users join talks (Switzerland)

(03.11.2008)

GENEVA (Reuters) - Talks to tighten rules on cluster bombs that resumed in Geneva on Monday are simply a distraction from a separate treaty to ban the weapons entirely that is being boycotted by major powers, campaigners said. weiterlesen >>>


In Liberia, fighters become farmers (Liberia)

(03.11.2008)

Landmine Action's Tumutu Agricultural Training Programme (TATP) began in February 2008 in Salala District, Liberia ' and the project has nothing to do with landmines. Instead it provides training, rehabilitation and reintegration for groups of ex-combatants that did not take part in Liberia's official DDR process. weiterlesen >>>


Vor der UNO in Genf: Broken Chair mahnt zu Streubombenverbot in Oslo (Deutschland)

(03.11.2008)

München (ots) - Er steht schon seit 1997 als eindrucksvolles Mahnmal für die Opfer von Landminen direkt vor dem UNO-Hauptgebäude in Genf: Der "Broken Chair" von Daniel Berset für Handicap International, ein überdimensionaler Stuhl mit abgebrochenem Bein. ( Pressefotos finden Sie unter http://www.presseportal.de/go2/veranstaltungenkampagnen)  weiterlesen >>>


McClatchy reports political violence in Iraq on Saturday (Irak)

(03.11.2008)

Basra -A land mine detonated in an open area in al-Shiaiba, 30 km to the west of Basra city, Friday evening, where children get together to play. The explosion killed one boy and severely injured another. weiterlesen >>>


Centre should probe Salboni mine blast: Mamata (India)

(02.11.2008)

Kolkata (PTI): The Trinamool Congress on Monday demanded that the Centre probe the mine explosion at Salboni shortly after West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya and Union Steel Minister Ram Vilas Paswan passed through the area in West Midnapore district.  weiterlesen >>>


One killed in Jaffarabad landmine blast QUETTA (APP): (Pakistan)

(02.11.2008)

One person was killed while another injured when a landmine exploded near residential camp of Shah Zain Bugti, grandson of late-Nawab Akbar Bugti, in Jaffarabad district, in jurisdiction of Chatan Pati police station on Sunday morning, police said.  weiterlesen >>>


The 843-Day War (Somalia)

(02.11.2008)

It's Time to Cut and Run! weiterlesen >>>


Pentagon offers India $375M bomb deal (USA)

(02.11.2008)

Indus News Wire WASHINGTON ' The Pentagon has notified the United States Congress that it has extended an offer to India to sell it CBU-105 sensor-fuzed bombs for up to $375 million to help the "Indian Air Force to develop and enhance standardization and operational ability with the United States." weiterlesen >>>


ICRC reaffirms strong support for Convention on Cluster Munitions (World)

(02.11.2008)

Statement of Dr Philip Spoerri Director for International Law and Cooperation within the Movement, ICRC. Group of Governmental Experts of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects, Geneva, 3-7 November 2008  weiterlesen >>>


Focus on landmines in Foni (Gambia)

(02.11.2008)

An education campaign on the dangers posed by land mines last week commenced in Foni.  weiterlesen >>>


JMU's Mine Action Information Center Releases New Tool for Landmine Suvivors Adaptive Technology Catalog (USA)

(02.11.2008)

JMU's Mine Action Information Center Releases New Tool for Landmine Suvivors Adaptive Technology Catalog: Tools for Survivors of Landmines and Explosive Remnants of War Available. Publication is Practical Resource for Disabled  weiterlesen >>>


BC-Afghanistan,1stwritethru (Afghanistan)

(02.11.2008)

21 KABUL - Taliban insurgents stormed a government building in the centre of the Afghan capital on Thursday and one of them blew himself up inside, killing five people, officials and witnesses said.  weiterlesen >>>


MPA attacks army camp (India)

(01.11.2008)

Two cadres killed in army's landmine blast weiterlesen >>>


Rustawi 2: Minen, Explosionen und Handelsverbote in abtrünniger Teilrepublik in Georgien (Georgien)

(01.11.2008)

In seiner täglichen Berichterstattung über die Untaten russischer Besatzungstruppen in Georgien meldet der regierungstreue georgische Sender Rustawi 2 am Sonntag mehrere Verletzte durch russische Landminen. Zudem setzen die russischen Besatzungstruppen nach Angaben des Senders die Verminung der Verwaltungsgrenze innerhalb Georgiens zum abtrünnigen Teilrepublik Abchasien weiter fort.  weiterlesen >>>


17 cops injured in landmine blast (India)

(01.11.2008)

Raipur: : Even as security apparatus is gearing for next month's Assembly elections, 17 personnel of the Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) and district police had a miraculous escape on Friday when a powerful landmine blast triggered by the Maoist rebels missed the target near Gudumkodo village in Naxal-infested Narayanpur district in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. However, almost all the security personnel sustained minor injuries. weiterlesen >>>


Russland hilft Nicaragua bei Minenräumung (Russland)

(01.11.2008)

MOSKAU, 01. November (RIA Novosti). Russland ist gewillt, neben der Entwicklung der Zusammenarbeit mit Nicaragua auch praktische Hilfe bei der Räumung von Minen zu erweisen. weiterlesen >>>


6 more African countries poised to sign cluster ban treaty (Africa)

(31.10.2008)

JOHANNESBURG -- Six African countries including Angola and Rwanda are poised to sign a new treaty to ban cluster bombs, which leave unexploded shells that kill and injure civilians, it has been learned. weiterlesen >>>


Ireland urges entire world to ban cluster bombs (Ireland)

(31.10.2008)

NEW YORK -- Ireland has submitted a draft resolution to the General Assembly of the United Nations urging all countries to participate in the Signing Conference of the new Convention on Cluster Munitions, it has been learned. weiterlesen >>>


Peace groups blast cluster munitions decision (Finland)

(31.10.2008)

Peace Union Finland and the Committee of 100 said Friday that the government's decision not to sign the Oslo treaty banning cluster munitions should be debated in Parliament in conjunction with the next security and defence policy report. weiterlesen >>>


Finnish Greens denounce cluster munitions decision (Finland)

(31.10.2008)

Finland's Green League, a junior partner in the government, said Friday's decision by the cabinet committee on foreign and security policy and the president not to sign the Oslo treaty banning cluster munitions was a mistake and undermined the country's influence on the international scene. weiterlesen >>>


WAR UPDATE (Afghanistan)

(30.10.2008)

Four police were killed in Panjwayi district of Kandahar province when their vehicle struck a mine. weiterlesen >>>


Lawrow schiebt Schuld an Tod von Journalist bei russischem Angriff auf Georgien (Georgien)

(30.10.2008)

Der russische Außenminister Sergej Lawrow lässt auch gegen Ende der Woche keine Chance ungenutzt, um Opfer des russischen Angriffs auf Georgien der georgischen Führung in die Schuhe zu schieben. Nach den Worten des russischen Politikers sei der niederländische Kameramann Stan Storimans, der bei einem Angriff der russischen Luftwaffe durch eine von einem russischen Kampfflugzeug abgeworfene russische Streubombe ums Leben kam, nicht das Opfer des russischen Angriffs, sondern des "riskanten georgischen Abenteuers".  weiterlesen >>>


Keine Antwort auf diese Anfrage (Deutschland)

(30.10.2008)

Die große Koalition verweigert den kleinen Oppositionfraktionen eine zufriedenstellende Auskunft  weiterlesen >>>


Gender Mainstreaming in Mine Action (NORWAY)

(30.10.2008)

The AMAC project and the Swiss Campaign to Ban Landmines invite you to a seminar on gender mainstreaming in mine action on the occasion of the anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women and conflict. weiterlesen >>>


PRESSEMITTEILUNG

(30.10.2008)

Internationale Kampagne ruft dazu auf, Vertrag zum Verbot von Streumunition zu unterzeichnen  weiterlesen >>>


Cluster munitions in the spotlight as groups seek ban on bombs (Cambodia)

(29.10.2008)

"Ban Bus" travelled the provinces seeking signatures for petition against deadly cluster bombs, millions of which still litter the country weiterlesen >>>


Berichte über Explosionen in abtrünniger Teilrepublik in Georgien (Georgien)

(29.10.2008)

Im Bezirk Gali in der abtrünnigen georgischen Teilrepublik Abchasien hat es nach Berichten georgischer Medien mehrere Explosionen gegeben. Dabei sollen russisches Material und russische Soldaten in Mitleidenschaft gezogen worden sein.  weiterlesen >>>


Finland seen not signing cluster munitions ban (Finland)

(29.10.2008)

The Finnish News Agency (STT) learned Wednesday that the Finnish cabinet committee on foreign and security policy and the president would decide in a joint session on Friday that the country would not sign the international treaty banning the use and stockpiling of cluster munitions. weiterlesen >>>


pafl: Weitere Unterstützung für Hilfsprogramme des IKRK

(29.10.2008)

Vaduz (ots) - Vaduz, 29. Oktober (pafl) - Die Regierung hat beschlossen, dem Internationalen Komitee vom Roten Kreuz (IKRK) insgesamt 250'000 Franken zur Verfügung zu stellen. Je 100'000 Franken gehen an Hilfsprogramme auf den Philippinen und in Uganda. Mit einem weiteren Beitrag von 50'000 Franken wird die Hilfe des IKRK für Minenopfer unterstützt. weiterlesen >>>