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U.S. scraps plan to ban cluster bombs

Nearly a decade after agreeing to stop using cluster bombs, the Pentagon has reversed course, indefinitely delaying a ban on the controversial weapons that was previously planned to take effect at the beginning of 2019. 781 more words

Nobel Cluster fuck Are We

…more reliable, and thus safer, cluster munitions” – Tony Clifton



Notes and tidbits posted on FB and Twitter. Part 83

Notes and tidbits posted on FB and Twitter. Part 83

Note 1: I take notes of books I read and comment on events and edit sentences that fit my style. 765 more words


Russian airstrikes have killed thousands of civilians in Syria since 2015

A total of 5,233 civilians have been killed in Syria since Russia began airstrikes against opponents of the Syrian regime in 2015, according to a Syrian NGO.

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UN action on Yemen

The UN to send a team of experts to the Yemen
UK government tried to frustrate this

The United Nations has just announced in the last few days, that it is to send a team of ’eminent international and regional experts with knowledge of human rights law and the context Yemen for a period of at least one year’.  752 more words

"Human Rights"

EU Funds Firm Supplying Israel with Banned Cluster Weapons

10 August 2017 |Ali Abunimah | The Electric Intifada

The European Union is giving millions of dollars of “research” funding to a company that is helping Israel evade an international ban on cluster weapons. 1,119 more words


CHILDREN OF THE WAR - a poem by Michael J. Whelan

Children of the War

(Peacekeeping in Kosovo)

Once, on the outskirts of a future memory,
we stopped our convoy
on a narrow road
near a fallen tree. 150 more words