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Landmines: Boost Support for Global Ban Treaty

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Members of a special demining unit of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine searching for landmines in Horenka, Kyiv oblast, May 27, 2022.
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(Geneva, November 17, 2022) – Governments should reiterate their support for the international treaty banning antipersonnel landmines, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing the annual Landmine Monitor report. Countries that have not ratified the 1997 treaty should promptly do so.

The 120-page Landmine Monitor 2022 report is the product of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), the global coalition of nongovernmental organizations chaired by Human Rights Watch that received the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize. Landmine Monitor 2022 will be …read more

Source:: Human Rights Watch


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