PRESS RELEASE: Briefing on Cluster Bombs now available on-line

 

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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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7th April 2003

PRESS RELEASE: Briefing on Cluster Bombs now available on-line

IHRC’s latest briefing, ‘Cluster Bombs: An Indiscriminate Killer’ is now available on-line. It provides a background to one of the most favoured weapons used by the allies in its war on Iraq. The briefing is sub-divided as follows:

i. Introduction
ii. What are cluster bombs?
iii. Different Types of cluster bombs and their Effects
iv. Failure rates and their long-term effects
v. The Use of Cluster Bombs in Past Conflicts
vi. Conclusion: Are they permitted under international law?

Please visit:
http://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=601
Alternatively please email the office and request a copy to be emailed.

For further information please contact the Press Officer on (+44) 20 8902 0888, email: info@ihrc.org.

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