African States against the use of explosive weapons in populated areas 24/11/17
From 27th to 28th November, Handicap International (HI) is organising a regional conference on the bombing of civilians. The Conference will take place in…
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- DR Congo
- Ivory Coast
- Central African Republic
- Sierra Leone
- Somaliland and Puntland
- South Sudan
Blog: "Everywhere the bombing followed us" 05/10/17
Aleema Shivji, Executive Director of Handicap International UK, blogs about a new report showing the hidden impact of explosive weapons on civilian life.
- United Kingdom
New report shows hidden impact of bombing on civilians 05/10/17
"Everywhere the bombing followed us", a new report by Handicap International, shows the harm caused by the use of explosive weapons in populated areas, in…
Ending the bombing of civilians: The political process 20/09/17
Anne Héry, Head of advocacy at Handicap International, sheds light on the organisation’s efforts to end the use of explosive weapons in populated areas…
Bombing populated areas: devastating impact on infrastructure 20/09/17
The bombing of populated areas has become a familiar feature of present-day conflicts. Not only does it kill and maim civilians, it also destroys vital…
"As the world’s largest arms fair takes place in London, we must not forget the impact of explosive weapons on civilians" 14/09/17
Aleema Shivji, Executive Director of Handicap International UK, provides a timely reminder of the appalling impact of explosive weapons.
Cluster munitions: horrific weapons that massacre civilians 29/08/17
Cluster munitions have been banned since 2010 with the entry into force of the Oslo Convention, which prohibits their use, production, storage and transfer.
Cluster munitions still in use seven years after ban came into force 01/08/17
The Oslo Convention banning the use, production, stockpiling and transfer of cluster munitions entered into force seven years ago, on 1st August 2010…
"The floor is lava!" game is a reminder of danger posed by landmines 12/07/17
"The floor is lava" is taking the internet by storm. But for some, it's not a game.
Abdallah's greatest wish 11/07/17
Abdallah was injured in an explosion in Mosul, in May 2017. Now displaced with his family in a camp located east of the city, the teenager receives…