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Indien: Drei Menschen sterben bei Landminenexplosion

(04.04.2015)

Erosionen hatten die Landmine scheinbar von ihrem ursprünglichen Ort verschoben - so dass die Arbeiter nichtsahnend auf die Minen trate. Drei starben sofort, einer trug schwere Verletzungen davon. (Auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


4. April – UN Landminentag: Minen und Streubomben töten und verletzen Menschen – Jeden Tag!

(04.04.2015)

Fast 6.000.000 m2 wurden alleine 2013 von SODI in Laos und Vietnam von Minen und Streubomben befreit. Außerdem fordert die Organisation ein Verbot von Investitionen in Streubomben und mehr Engagement der deutschen Bundesregierung. weiterlesen >>>


4. April – UN Landminentag: Kinder nach Minenunfällen meist zur Armut verdammt

(02.04.2015)

Fast die Hälfte aller Opfer von Unfällen mit Landminen und Blindgängern sind Kinder. Auf diese bestürzende Tatsache macht Handicap International aus Anlass des 4. April aufmerksam. weiterlesen >>>


Video: Pinguine auf vermintem Gelände

(29.03.2015)

Die Falklandinseln sind die Heimat Tausender Pinguine - und mit Landminen verseucht. Die Landvögel leben täglich mit dieser Gefahr. weiterlesen >>>


Saudi-Arabien und die anderen Koalitionäre dürfen keine Streubomben einsetzen

(27.03.2015)

Keines der in die militärischen Aktionen im Jemen verwickelten Länder ist Mitglied des Streubombenverbots. Bis auf Marokko besitzen alle Länder Streubomben. (Auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Ukraine: 3 Tote bei Landminenexplosion

(26.03.2015)

Der Unfall geschah, als ein Bus mit 20 Insassen eine Strassenblockade umfahren wollte. Drei Menschen starben, sechs wurden schwer verletzt. (Auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Paraguay ratifiziert Streubombenverbot als 91. Staat

(25.03.2015)

Mit der Ratifikation des Streubombenverbots durch Paraguay ist ein wichtiger Schritt in Richtung streubombenfreies Südamerika geschafft - nun fehlt nur noch Kolumbien (Auf Englisch) weiterlesen >>>


Kanada ratifiziert Streubombenverbot als 90. Staat

(19.03.2015)

Nach langer Zeit ratifiziert Kanada endlich das Streubombenverbot. Doch die Gesetzgebung ist die schwächste im Kreise der Mitgliedsstaaten - Sie erlaubt der Armee, mit Ländern zusammenzuarbeiten, die aktiv Streubomben einsetzen.  weiterlesen >>>


UAE demining project clear ten villages in S. Lebanon (Lebanon)

(15.04.2007)

Beirut - The UAE Project for Support and Reconstruction of Lebanon announced that ten villages in Southern Lebanon had been cleared from unexplosive ordinance.  weiterlesen >>>


UN medals for Indian troops (India)

(15.04.2007)

Chandigarh, April 15 - Coinciding with its 302nd Raising Day celebrations, the Force Commander, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Maj Gen Claudio Graziano, on Friday presented UN medals to personnel of 15 Punjab at Lebanon, tasked with enforcing peace in southern Lebanon under a UN mandate. weiterlesen >>>


Old mine blasts in Afghan capital (Afghanistan)

(15.04.2007)

An old mine exploded in western Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Sunday, but caused no casualties and damage, a police officer told Xinhua.  weiterlesen >>>


Mathew Shaffer's Semester at Sea: Visit to Vietnam is fascinating (Vietnam)

(15.04.2007)

Greetings from Vietnam. As our ship floats down river and out into the South China Sea, we leave the bright lights and noise of Ho Chi Minh City quietly behind us. weiterlesen >>>


Mine kills nine soldiers in east Sudan (Sudan)

(14.04.2007)

KHARTOUM 04/15 - A landmine killed nine Sudanese army soldiers and wounded 11 on Sudan`s eastern border with Ethiopia, army spokesman Brigadier Osman al-Aghbash said on Saturday.  weiterlesen >>>


Pressemitteilung: Der Protest geht online: Westernhagen gegen Landminen und Streumunition

(14.04.2007)

Der Künstler und Schauspieler Marius Müller-Westernhagen unterstützt das Aktionsbündnis Landmine.de mit ambitionierter Web-Aktion  weiterlesen >>>


Four Afghans Killed In Southern Afghanistan By Suicide Bomber (Afghanistan)

(14.04.2007)

KANDAHAR, April 15, 2007 -- Police say four Afghans working for a security firm were killed today when a suicide car bomber targeted a private security firm in southern Afghanistan.  weiterlesen >>>


UNICEF helps nation fight landmines (Vietnam)

(14.04.2007)

Isabelle Bardem, head of UNICEF Viet Nam's Childhood Injury Prevention Programme, spoke with Viet Nam News about efforts to raise awareness of the ongoing dangers of unexploded ordnance. weiterlesen >>>


Over three million Angolan voters registered (Angola)

(14.04.2007)

Luanda, Apr 15 (NNN-ANGOP) At least 3.5 million citizens at voting age registered until April 12 across the country, said Friday in Luanda the assistant coordinator of the Interministeral Commission for Electoral Process (CIPE), Edeltrudes Costa, during a meeting with political parties representatives. weiterlesen >>>


UAE demining effort in Lebanon hailed (Lebanon)

(13.04.2007)

BEIRUT - The UAE project for support and reconstruction of Lebanon announced that 10 villages in Southern Lebanon had been cleared from unexploded ordinance. weiterlesen >>>


Minenräumung für einen Golfplatz (Ägypten)

(13.04.2007)

El Alamein - Das Schlachtfeld von El Alamein an der ägyptischen Mittelmeerküste soll ein Ferienparadies für passionierte Golfspieler werden. weiterlesen >>>


Teen violinist wants to use talent to help others (U.S.A.)

(13.04.2007)

CANTON, Ohio - A teenage violinist said he wants to make music with a cause. weiterlesen >>>


British forces kill eight gunmen in southern Iraqi city (Iraq)

(13.04.2007)

BASRA, Iraq, April 14 (Reuters) - British forces killed eight gunmen laying landmines in the volatile southern city of Basra, the British military said on Saturday. weiterlesen >>>


Schools in Middle East must be Zones of Peace (Lebanon)

(13.04.2007)

Completing a three-day fact-finding mission to Lebanon, the United Nations envoy for children in armed conflict today called on all sides in the Middle East to respect international humanitarian law and ensure schools are "zones of peace" where children are protected.  weiterlesen >>>


2 injured in IED explosion (India)

(13.04.2007)

Srinagar: Two persons were injured in a landmine explosion near Line of Control on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


UN envoy on children says Israel broke international law (Lebanon/Israel)

(13.04.2007)

Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflicts, Radhika Coomaraswamy, tours southern Lebanon, says Israel used 'disproportionate force' during war weiterlesen >>>


Australia to help Vietnam landmine survivors (Australia/Vietnam)

(13.04.2007)

Australia will commit $US1.25 million over three years to support the physical rehabilitation of landmine survivors in Vietnam.  weiterlesen >>>


Thanh Nien thanked for exposing illegal mining, troops' nexus (Vietnam)

(13.04.2007)

A Thanh Nien expose on illegal mining at a Vietnamese tourist site, allegedly abetted by soldiers, sent local authorities into confabulations Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Jaipur Foot takes off for Lebanon (Lebanon)

(13.04.2007)

Jaipur, April 13 (IANS) The Jaipur Foot - artificial legs made in Rajasthan - is all set to travel to war-hit Lebanon and Sri Lanka to aid amputees there. weiterlesen >>>


World War II mine still packs a punch (U.S.A.)

(13.04.2007)

Police detonate the Japanese weapon, which was donated to the Kansas National Guard museum weiterlesen >>>


WFP Shifts From Emergency War Relief To Recovery In South Sudan (Sudan)

(13.04.2007)

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today that due to a reduced demand for food aid it will gradually shift its operations in southern Sudan from emergency war relief to longer term recovery after more than 20 years of delivering food aid to the region.  weiterlesen >>>


Akçakale border to operate at full capacity (Syria/Turkey)

(13.04.2007)

Akçakale border to operate at full capacity. weiterlesen >>>


Two Pakistani troops killed in mine blast (Pakistan)

(12.04.2007)

QUETTA, Pakistan, April 13 (Reuters) - Two Pakistani troops clearing landmines for a road project in gas-rich Baluchistan province were killed on Friday when a mine exploded, a security official said. weiterlesen >>>


The human impact of cluster munition (Lebanon)

(12.04.2007)

Lebanon, six months ago: 21-year-old Fayz is sitting in his living room, staring at the leg he cannot use anymore because the nerves have been cut as a result of a cluster submunition explosion. weiterlesen >>>


Three soldiers wounded in landmine explosion in eastern Turkey (Turkey)

(11.04.2007)

Three soldiers of the Turkish security forces were wounded in a landmine explosion in eastern Turkey on Thursday, local CNN Turk reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Students oppose use of landmines (Canada)

(11.04.2007)

There are currently 50-100 million landmines planted in or on the ground right now.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine Safety Training Video for United Nations Workers (U.S.)

(11.04.2007)

CALIFORNIA.- Cluster bombs, improvised explosive devices and landmines create major challenges for relief workers entering areas ravaged by war. weiterlesen >>>


Gefährliche Bergung der Panzerminen (Österreich)

(11.04.2007)

Auf dem Gelände der ehemaligen Munitionsfabrik in Tillmitsch liegen immer noch alte Panzerminen. Jetzt werden sie von Experten geborgen. weiterlesen >>>


Keine Pensionen aus Streubombenproduktion (Deutschland)

(11.04.2007)

Wegen der Herstellung umstrittener Waffen soll die deutsche Rheinmetall aus norwegischem Pensionsfonds fliegen weiterlesen >>>


Bill On Banned Weapons Considered (South Africa)

(11.04.2007)

The country's courts will have jurisdiction to prosecute South Africans who contravene, even outside the country, provisions of a proposed bill on the prohibition and restriction on using certain categories of conventional weapons.  weiterlesen >>>


Moz: Bad storage caused blasts (Mozambique)

(11.04.2007)

Maputo - An official report into explosions last month that ripped apart Mozambique's main armoury and killed 119 people has blamed the tragedy on poor storage conditions, said officials on Thursday.  weiterlesen >>>


Fifth Bosnian military contingent departs for Iraq (Bosnia-Herzegovina)

(11.04.2007)

The fifth contingent of the Bosnia-Herzegovina's army departed for Iraq on Thursday to help with the removal of mines. weiterlesen >>>


ABN Amro shareholder Dutch pension fund ABP awaits proposed Barclays deal detail (The Netherlands)

(11.04.2007)

HEERLEN, the Netherlands (Thomson Financial) - ABN Amro Holding NV shareholder Dutch pension fund ABP is waiting on an announcement from the Dutch bank about its future strategy before deciding its stance over the proposed merger with Barclays PLC. weiterlesen >>>


Death from above (U.S.A.)

(11.04.2007)

I find it virtually impossible to avoid analysis of the omnipresent "support the troops" concept. weiterlesen >>>


Sneh: Cluster bomb use was a mistake (Lebanon/Israel)

(11.04.2007)

Israel made a mistake when it used cluster bombs during the Second Lebanon War, deputy defense minister Ephraim Sneh told the BBC in a documentary on last summer's war in Lebanon set to be broadcast on the Radio 4 network in the United Kingdom on Tuesday and internationally on the BBC world service and Web site later this week.  weiterlesen >>>


Mennonites join in anti-cluster bombs initiative (U.S.A.)

(11.04.2007)

In addition to pushing for a complete ban on the production, storing and use of cluster bombs, this Spring the US wing of the North American peace church development agency Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) will be advocating for US legislation to limit the use of cluster bombs.  weiterlesen >>>


Symphony musician charged over explosives (New Zealand)

(11.04.2007)

A Christchurch Symphony musician has been charged with unlawfully possessing explosives, some allegedly military in origin.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine, bomb blasts in Sui and Khuzdar (Pakistan)

(11.04.2007)

QUETTA, April 10: A 75-year-old man was killed and four security personnel and six other people were injured in three landmine explosions in Sui area on Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Turkish Commandos Cross Into Iraq to Destroy Kurdish Terrorist Camps (Turkay/Iraq)

(11.04.2007)

The Turkish army crossed 20 kilometers into Iraq in an effort to destroy camps located to the east of Zaho. weiterlesen >>>


Two Colombian soldiers killed in landmine explosion (Colombia)

(11.04.2007)

Rebels killed two Colombian soldiers in a landmine explosion on Tuesday in the southwestern Colombian province of Valle del Cauca, the army's third brigade said.  weiterlesen >>>


Weapons cache found during drug raid (U.S.A)

(11.04.2007)

Police seize guns, bombs, grenades weiterlesen >>>


21 Chechen rebels killed in 2007 (Chechnya)

(11.04.2007)

Twenty-one Chechen rebels have been killed and 138 arrested so far this year, a senior Russian interior ministry official said Tuesday. weiterlesen >>>


Citizen writer wins top fellowship (Canada)

(11.04.2007)

Citizen senior writer Chris Cobb has been awarded the prestigious 2007 Michener-Deacon Fellowship. weiterlesen >>>


Hadia soll wieder lachen und laufen können (Jemen)

(11.04.2007)

Lachen kann sie schon wieder, nun soll die kleine Hadia aus dem Jemen auch wieder das Laufen lernen: Im Klinikum St. Marien werden dem Mädchen, das bei einer Landminenexplosion beide Beine verloren hat, Prothesen angepasst. weiterlesen >>>


YEMEN: Government accused of planting landmines (Yemen)

(10.04.2007)

SANAA, 11 April 2007 (IRIN) - The humanitarian situation in Yemen's northern province of Saada is worsening with reports that the army is laying anti-personnel mines in the area, say sources with access to the region.  weiterlesen >>>


Heimlicher Bau von Streubomben für Bundeswehr aufgedeckt (Deutschland)

(10.04.2007)

Wir dokumentieren dazu eine Pressemitteilung der "AG Frieden" aus Trier zu einem Vortrag von Claudia Haydt von der "Informationsstelle Militarisierung" zum Thema "Deutschland rüstet für den Krieg". weiterlesen >>>


UN slams disarmament setbacks (U.N.)

(10.04.2007)

New York - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called recent setbacks in international disarmament "unacceptable" and appealed on Monday for a re-examination of the foundations of global security.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine blast kills four Pakistani soldiers (Pakistan)

(10.04.2007)

Quetta, April 10: Four Pakistan Army soldiers were killed and two injured when their vehicle was blown up in a landmine blast in south western Baluchistan province yesterday, security officials said.  weiterlesen >>>


Mine blast claims 5 victims in Ilam (Iran)

(10.04.2007)

LONDON, April 10 (IranMania) - One person was killed and four others injured in a mine explosion in this western city. weiterlesen >>>


Nine soldiers, village guard killed in three days (Turkey)

(10.04.2007)

Nine soldiers and a village guard were killed in clashes and in two separate land mine explosions in southeast Turkey, reports and officials said on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


UN force denies finding of rocket launchers in South Lebanon (Lebanon)

(09.04.2007)

The UN Interim Force in Lebanon ( UNIFIL) and the Lebanese Army denied that 17 rocket launchers had been found in the South over Easter weekend, The Daily Star reported on Tuesday.  weiterlesen >>>


Sa'ada war: expanding fronts and tactics, increasing victims (Yemen)

(08.04.2007)

SA'ADA, April 8 ' Tribal sources told the Yemen Times that confrontations between the Yemeni army and Houthi loyalists are still aflame in numerous areas of Sa'ada, particularly in Dhahian city, as well as in Magz, Sahar, Saqeen, Haydan, Kittaf, Baqem and Al-Safra districts. And, for the first time, the confrontations have extended to Ghamar, a district bordering Saudi territory. weiterlesen >>>


Myanmar border clashes claim 17 lives (Myanmar)

(08.04.2007)

MAE SOT, Thailand - Clashes along the Thai border between Myanmar soldiers and an ethnic rebel group have killed at least 17, wounded 19 and forced hundreds to flee to Thailand, Thai officials and a pro-Myanmar militia said yesterday.  weiterlesen >>>


Non Profit Organization Seeks to Clear Landmines in Southern Africa (Italy)

(08.04.2007)

Rome -- On a visit to Rome last week to get support for her projects, Heidi Kuhn, founder of Roots of Peace, says she hopes to make a difference in Angola.  weiterlesen >>>


2 children injured in a mine explosion over the weekend in Kosovo (Kosovo)

(08.04.2007)

Pristina. Two children were injured in an accidental mine explosion in southern Kosovo over the weekend, police said Monday, cited by AP. weiterlesen >>>


Portfolio dumps bomb-makers (The Netherlands)

(08.04.2007)

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - In a victory for advocates of "socially responsible" investment, one of the world's largest pension funds said Friday that it has dumped its holdings of companies that make land mines.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmines continue to plague the south of Sudan (Sudan)

(08.04.2007)

A demonstration to show how sniffer dogs are used to find landmines was underway while Cosmos Abolou explained the use of artificial limbs to delegates attending World Mine Action Day on Wednesday. weiterlesen >>>


The Landmine Mine Ban at 10 (U.K.)

(08.04.2007)

2007 marks a decade since the launch of the first disarmament treaty to be concluded outside the United Nations system- the treaty aimed at halting the humanitarian scourge caused by anti-personnel landmines. weiterlesen >>>


Red Cross concerned about Sri Lankan civilians (Sri Lanka)

(08.04.2007)

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has voiced concern about the worsening situation in Sri Lanka, urging all sides to respect humanitarian law. weiterlesen >>>


Anti-War Activists Stage Unusual Easter Event (U.S.A.)

(08.04.2007)

(April 9, 2007)--Anti-war and human rights activists planned an unusual take on the Easter egg hunt Monday in Washington--an Easter cluster-bomb hunt.  weiterlesen >>>


MoD seeks help to clear thousands of mines (Great Britain)

(08.04.2007)

The Ministry of Defence is looking for a private company to clear the Falklands of the estimated 25,000 Argentine mines still buried there, The Daily Telegraph has learned. weiterlesen >>>


Iran to Build Bosnia Ethanol Plant (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

(08.04.2007)

An Iranian firm has signed a deal with the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina to construct an ethanol fuel plant in the southern European state. weiterlesen >>>


Why Land Mines Won't Go Away (U.K.)

(08.04.2007)

April 9, 2007: The 1999 Ottawa Convention was supposed to have reduced land mine casualties among civilians. weiterlesen >>>


Gas, guns and even corpses still lie in fields around Vimy (France)

(08.04.2007)

Farmers continually find relics from war  weiterlesen >>>


Demining Commission Calls for More Philanthropy (Angola)

(07.04.2007)

Angolan society needs to get mobilised for more philanthropic actions in favour of landmine victims, said Friday in Luanda the National Inter-sectoral Commission on Demining and Humanitarian Aid (CNIDAH) programme cooridinator, Balbina da Silva. weiterlesen >>>


Canadian grant to support major mine-clearance project in northern region (Jordan)

(07.04.2007)

(MENAFN - Jordan Times) The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) has provided $1.2 million to support a major mine-clearance project in the northern region of the Kingdom this year. weiterlesen >>>


Iraqi, US forces clash with militia (Iraq)

(07.04.2007)

Diwaniya, Iraq, Apr 7: Iraqi and US forces clashed with Shi'ite militia loyal to the radical cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Friday in a dawn operation aimed at returning the volatile city of Diwaniya to government control. weiterlesen >>>


Myanmar villagers forced to clear landmines (Myanmar)

(07.04.2007)

Kathmandu - Despite signing a pact that pledges not to use forced labour, Myanmar's military junta is continuing to compel villagers to clear land mines, a Myanmar trade union said.  weiterlesen >>>


Acht Soldaten bei Kämpfen in der Türkei getötet (Türkei)

(07.04.2007)

Ankara. AP/baz. Bei Anschlägen und Gefechten mit Separatisten der verbotenen kurdischen Arbeiterpartei PKK sind am Wochenende acht türkische Soldaten ums Leben gekommen.  weiterlesen >>>


7 Afghans dead in ambush on mine clearing workers (Afghanistan)

(06.04.2007)

Seven people were killed Saturday in western Afghanistan in an attack on Afghan employees of an American landmine clearing company. Police believe the Taliban are behind the attack. weiterlesen >>>


Australia to donate 1 mln USD for Cambodia to clean mines, UXO (Cambodia)

(06.04.2007)

Australia will donate about 12 million Australian dollars (some one million U.S. dollars) for Cambodia to clean mines and unexploded ordnances (UXO), official said on Friday.  weiterlesen >>>


West Africa to get extra $2.5m in aid (Australia)

(06.04.2007)

AUSTRALIA is boosting humanitarian aid to Uganda and Angola by $2.5 million. weiterlesen >>>


Old woman wounded in cluster bomb blast in south Lebanon (Lebanon)

(05.04.2007)

A 70-years-old Lebanese woman was seriously wounded on Friday in the southern region in blast of a bomblet left behind by Israeli forces during last year's summer war with Lebanese Hezbollah, the official NNA agency reported.  weiterlesen >>>


Vier britische Soldaten im Irak getötet (Irak)

(04.04.2007)

In der südirakischen Stadt Basra sind in der Nacht vier britische Soldaten sowie ein irakischer Zivilist getötet worden. weiterlesen >>>


Lebanon: De Facto Landmines Continue to Maim (Lebanon)

(04.04.2007)

(BEIRUT ' 4 April 2007) ' Rasha Zayoun shyly brings out her drawings. The teenager likes to draw women's clothing, mostly long flowing dresses and vibrant skirts. Since the 17 year old had her leg blown off by an Israeli cluster bomblet, however, many of her former activities have become far more difficult.  weiterlesen >>>


Landmine kills Qesco watchman (Pakistan)

(04.04.2007)

QUETTA: A watchman of the Quetta Electric Supply Company (Qesco) was killed on Tuesday when he struck a landmine during the repair work of the transmission lines damaged in subversive acts in Bolan district. weiterlesen >>>


Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action Day (U.S.)

(04.04.2007)

Although efforts to curtail landmines have been successful, much remains to be done as the devices still kill nearly 20,000 people every year, the top United Nations peacekeeping official said on the eve of the second-ever International Day dedicated to curbing the scourge (April 4).  weiterlesen >>>


Australia to assist with Cambodia demining (Cambodia)

(04.04.2007)

The Australian Government has committed $US9.7 million to assist with clearing landmines in Cambodia. weiterlesen >>>


Vietnam sits atop 600,000 tons of landmines (Vietnam)

(04.04.2007)

VietNamNet Bridge ' According to the Bomb and Mine Disposal Technology Centre (BOMICEN) at the Engineering Command, 600,000 tons of war-time bombs and explosives currently lie under the ground throughout Vietnam.  weiterlesen >>>


Colombia's rebels use mines to attack a strengthened army (Colombia)

(04.04.2007)

Las Piedras, Colombia - Jorge Alirio Paredes was on his way to fetch water from a stream with two fellow soldiers here in the misty Andean mountains of southern Colombia when a land mine robbed him of his left leg.  weiterlesen >>>


Eliminating world's hidden killers

(04.04.2007)

Today, countries around the globe, from Congo to Tajikistan and from Lebanon to Vietnam, are observing the International Day for Mine Awareness. weiterlesen >>>


Britain in £30m bomb-clearing fund (Lebanon)

(04.04.2007)

Britain is to pay for specialist sniffer dogs to travel to Lebanon to help clear unexploded cluster bombs from last summer's fighting. weiterlesen >>>


UN Says Land Mines Hampering Afghan Agriculture (Afghanistan)

(04.04.2007)

UNITED NATIONS, April 4, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- A top United Nations official has said land mines continue to keep off limits large patches of fertile soil in Afghanistan. weiterlesen >>>


Sudan Commemorates the International Landmines Day (Sudan)

(04.04.2007)

Today Sudan commemorates the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action in Sudan.  weiterlesen >>>


Mines and UXO injured 11 and killed 4 in Azerbaijan in the first term of 2007 (Azerbaijan)

(04.04.2007)

Mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) injured 11 and killed 4 in Azerbaijan in the first term of 2007, Hafiz Safikhanov, director of Azerbaijan Campaign to Ban Landmines said, APA reports.  weiterlesen >>>


Land mine accidents drop in Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

(04.04.2007)

KABUL, Afghanistan - At a lecture on dangers of land mines, the schoolchildren listened in horror as a guest speaker recounted how his left leg was blown off above the knee.  weiterlesen >>>


Schweizer Rotarier helfen Landminenopfern in Kambodscha (die Schweiz)

(04.04.2007)

Evanston: 2. April 2007. Vergraben in Feldern, Straßen und Wegen sind Landminen in über 70 Ländern dieser Welt zu einer "Massenvernichtungswaffe in Zeitlupe" geworden.  weiterlesen >>>


Unmögliche Forderungen

(04.04.2007)

Kritische Aktionäre verlangen auf heutiger DaimlerChrysler-Hauptversammlung sozialverträgliche Trennung von der US-Sparte und Ausstieg aus Rüstungsproduktion (Deutschland) weiterlesen >>>


Paukenschläge gegen lautlose Killer

(04.04.2007)

Antiminenkampagne fordert von Bundesregierung mehr Mittel für Opferhilfe und Räumung  weiterlesen >>>


Anti-landmine group to march to raise awareness (Turkey)

(03.04.2007)

A platform of human right activists will march tomorrow along Istanbul's central Istiklal Caddesi against landmines in Turkey, where some 1 million landmines lie just underground, according to official reports. weiterlesen >>>


'It Could Be Never Ending' (Falkland Islands)

(03.04.2007)

The UK government is facing the prospect of failing one of its key commitments to the Falkland Islands, 25 years on from the conflict there between Britain and Argentina. weiterlesen >>>


Ethiopia Signs New Human Right Treaty (Ethiopia)

(03.04.2007)

Ethiopia joined over 80 states which signed on Friday a new human rights treaty to indicate their resolution to protect the rights of the world's 650 million persons with disabilities, the head of the Ethiopian Landmines Survivors Network (LSN) disclosed to The Daily Monitor on Monday.  weiterlesen >>>


Kwanza Norte - Over 30 Anti-Personnel Landmines Deactivated in Tenga (Angola)

(03.04.2007)

Thirty-four anti-personnel landmines and 1,600 non-detonated explosive devices were deactivated from 07 August 2006 to 27 March of the current year in Tenga region, Ndalatando city, northern Kwanza Norte province.  weiterlesen >>>


On International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action UN commits to renewed efforts in Sudan

(03.04.2007)

As the world marks the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action on Wednesday 4 April, UN agencies in Sudan have recommitted themselves to supporting the process of mine clearance, mine risk education and assistance to those affected by landmines.  weiterlesen >>>


Moz deactivates explosives (Mozambique)

(03.04.2007)

Maputo - Mozambique experts on Monday began deactivating thousands of explosive devices collected by the military more than 10 days after massive explosions at an arms depot killed 119 people.  weiterlesen >>>


Remarks by Assistant High Commissioner Judy Cheng-Hopkins for Mine Awareness Day

(03.04.2007)

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Ron Redmond ' to whom quoted text may be attributed ' at the press briefing, on 3 April 2007, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.  weiterlesen >>>


Erklärung der Präsidentschaft im Namen der EU anlässlich des Int. Tages für Aufklärung über Minengefahren und Unterstützung von humanitärem Minenräumen am 4. April 2007

(03.04.2007)

03.04.2007 - Anlässlich des von den Vereinten Nationen ausgerufenen "Internationalen Tages für Aufklärung über Minengefahren und Unterstützung von humanitärem Minenräumen" begrüßt die Europäische Union die bedeutsamen Fortschritte, die im Kampf gegen die von Antipersonenminen verursachten Leiden erzielt wurden. weiterlesen >>>


Vereinte Nationen erinnern an Minengefahr

(03.04.2007)

Bundesregierung soll wieder mehr Mittel für Opferhilfe und Minenräumung bereitstellen weiterlesen >>>


Yemenite government disseminates antipersonnel landmines (Yemen)

(02.04.2007)

Sanaa, 3 April - Almost completely neglected by world media, the historical conflict between the Yemenite government and the Zaidites in the Saada region seems to turn into a war of extermination.  weiterlesen >>>


Chile warns Peru's opposition protesters of land mines in protest area (Chile/Peru)

(02.04.2007)

(LIP-jl) -- In the wake of the decision made by Peru's opposition party to stage a protest in the area involved in the ongoing border dispute between Chile and Peru, Chilean governmental authorities have warned protesters that the area 'may be' infested with land mines. weiterlesen >>>