Some time ago I wrote about a Freedom of Information request I’d made in 2007, https://notesontheamericas.wordpress.com/2014/01/23/a-long-delayed-freedom-of-information-request/ searching for any documents dealing with the Pinochet regime’s arms sales as part of the research for my second Chile book, … 628 more words
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During the Vietnam War, the USA dropped several million tons of cluster bombs over the neutral country of Laos in a massive breach of the 1962 Geneva Convention.. 617 more words
Canada has finally ratified the international treaty to ban cluster bombs, joining 89 other states that have pledged to eliminate the deadly weapons.
The domestic ratification legislation necessary to formally tie Canada to the Convention on Cluster Munitions comes more than six years after this country signed the treaty in Oslo, Norway. 409 more words