Tag Archives: Cluster munitions

Cluster bomb ban to enter into force August 1st

Good news from the Cluster Munition Coalition: Cluster bomb ban treaty reaches 30th ratification milestone Will become binding international law on 1 August 2010 (London, 16 February 2010) – Burkina Faso and Moldova ratified the international Convention banning cluster munitions today, bringing the total number of ratifications to 30 and triggering entry into force on […]

International Movement to Ban Cluster Bombs

Since the late 1990’s various human rights groups have fought to ban cluster bombs. In 2003 the Cluster Munition Coalition (CMC) was founded to end the harm caused by cluster munitions. Cluster munitions stand out as the weapon that posses the greatest danger to civilians in conflict since the use of landmines, which were banned […]