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Committee on Victim Assistance

States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty have a 15 year history of adapting the workings of the Treaty to changing circumstances in order to better facilitate Treaty implementation processes.  482 more words

Victim Assistance

Documenting landmines and other explosive devices used during the Battle of Mosul dam

By Mark Hiznay, Senior Researcher, Arms Division of Human Rights Watch

In recent days several media outlets including the Washington Post and CNN reported that Iraqi security forces and Kurdish Peshmerga encountered landmines, improvised explosive devices (IED), and booby traps during their recapture of the Mosul dam from fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). 265 more words

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