Landmines

25 Years of Action to Ban Landmines

Event Date: 
Mon, 27/02/2017 - 19:00 - 21:00
Location: 
Mercedes College lecture theatre, 540 Fullarton Road, Springfield, SA

Members and supporters of SafeGround warmly invite you to join them as they revisit 25 years of action to ban landmines

RSVP please by 13 February to avondy@esc.net.au or phone Adrian on 08 8271 3200 or Helen on 08 83819928

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Cluster munitions, landmines and depleted uranium: MAPW and partners, 2008

This fact sheet gives a brief introduction to cluster munitions, land mines and depleted uranium weapons, and to their manufacture. These are all weapons causing indiscriminate harm to civilians. It was prepared by Dale Hess and is number 7 in a series on the global weapons trade.

Landmines

MAPW policy adopted May 2004

Definitions:
In this policy statement, the term landmine is used to cover anti-personnel and anti-vehicle mines. It does not apply to other unexploded ordinance or to booby traps.

Policy Text:
The Medical Association for Prevention of War (Australia) notes that:

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