Thursday, November 10, 2011

USA: don’t play with cluster bombs !

In 2008, over half of the world’s governments outlawed these weapons by joining the Convention on Cluster Munitions. But now, shockingly, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden and the UK, who all signed the Convention, are under pressure from the US, China and Russia to run rings round the ban by signing a separate agreement that would allow them to use cluster munitions. Only Norway, Mexico, Austria and a few others are fighting this horror. Convention on Conventional Weapons meet in Geneva next week.

Let's call on our governments to reject this deadly and cynical US campaign to legalize cluster killing

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