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24 Oct 2012 description
Nations Should Step Up ‘Humanitarian Disarmament’ 31 Groups Urge More Protection for Civilians From Armed Violence (New York, October 24, 2012) – Governments should increase efforts to achieve strong disarmament initiatives driven by humanitarian concerns, Human Rights Watch and 30 other...
04 Oct 2012 description
After many years of civil war, Myanmar is struggling with a significant landmine problem. On September 26th Norwegian People’s Aid signed an agreement with Myanmar's authorities for clearance of landmines. This is the first agreement of its kind, which eventually will make Norwegian...
13 Dec 2011 description
Israeli authorities have stepped up unlawful demolitions in the West Bank including East Jerusalem over the past year, displacing a record number of Palestinian families from their homes, an international coalition of 20 leading aid agencies and human rights groups said today. The statement comes...