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Syria

Syrian opposition forces urged not to use landmines

Geneva, 2 August 2012): The International Campaign to Ban Landmines is deeply concerned by recent claims that the Free Syrian Army (FSA) – the main armed opposition group currently fighting the...

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World

ICBL-CMC launches Survivor Network Project

The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) and the Cluster Munition Coalition (CMC), through its Survivor Network Project and with specific financial support from the Norwegian government,...

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Jordan

Jordan latest country to clear all known minefields

Geneva, 27 March 2012: The ICBL welcomes Jordan’s announcement that all its known mined areas have now been cleared. Jordan’s National Committee for Demining and Rehabilitation (NCDR), under the...

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Syria

ICBL urges world to protest Syria’s use of landmines

(Geneva, 13 March 2012): All governments should protest Syria’s use of antipersonnel landmines, a weapon banned by the majority of the world due to its devastating humanitarian impact on civilians,...

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World + 4 more

Lend your Leg for a Mine Free World

Landmine survivors worldwide join Ban Ki-moon, celebrities and Nobel Peace Prizewinning movement to launch inspirational anti-landmine campaign (Geneva, 1 March 2012): On the 13th anniversary of the...

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Afghanistan + 6 more

ICBL Advocacy Missions

Afghanistan (9-12 May 2011): ICBL staff member Firoz Alizada conducted an advocacy mission in Kabul in cooperation with the Afghan Landmine Survivors' Association (ALSO) that involved eight meetings...

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ICBL Pushes for Progress in Phnom Penh

The ICBL has urged the international community to also condemn recent use of landmines and urge landmine users to join the Mine Ban Treaty without delay. In 2011, government forces in three states...

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Landmine Monitor 2011

Record levels of funding and mine clearance, but also increased use of landmines, says a new expert report Bangkok, 23 November 2011: Governments have provided a record level of funding to rid the...

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Syria

ICBL publicly condemns reports of Syrian forces laying mines

(Geneva, 2 November 2011): The Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) is highly disturbed by reports that Syrian government forces have laid antipersonnel mines...

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Libya

ICBL urges the NTC to secure landmines stocks in Libya

(Geneva, 14 September 2011) The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) is calling on the Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) and its allies to immediately secure the weapons stocks...

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World

ICBL News June 2011

New Antipersonnel Mine Use: We Must Stay Vigilant Over the past several months, there have been a number of reports of new use of antipersonnel mines around the world. So far, the only confirmed...

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Connecting the Dots - Detailed Guidance

It is widely recognized that few survivors of incidents caused by landmines or explosive remnants of war, including cluster munitions, are fully included in all aspects of society. In most developing...

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Campaign Pushes for Progress on Landmine Treaty

Siem Reap, Cambodia, 4 April 2011 - States can only eradicate landmines and the suffering they cause by joining and completely respecting the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty, said the International Campaign to...

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