Human Rights Watch is a co-founder of the Cluster Munition
Coalition and serves as its chair.
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In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Thursday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) accused the Sudanese government of using cluster munitions
, classed as indiscriminate weapons banned under the convention on cluster munitions
that Sudan has yet to join.
Clearing explosive cluster munition
remnants is expensive and painstaking.
NEW YORK, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- The Syrian government forces are using a powerful type of cluster munition
rocket "not seen before in the conflict," causing civilian casualties and adding to the country's already devastating legacy of unexploded ordnance, said the Human Rights Watch (HRW).
They keep a munition
safe, arm it after firing and then detonate it at an opportune time relative to a target.
Syria used cluster munitions
extensively in the second half of 2012 and the first half of 2013, causing numerous civilian casualties," said the study, Cluster Munition
militarily because one munition
can kill or destroy many targets within
In one incident, a munition
was found with ocean-dredged marine shells used to pave a driveway.
HRW said the Egyptian-made arms were 122mm munition
The Spider training device, NSN 6920-01-570-0648, allows Soldiers to simulate using the munition
control unit (MCU) without having to fire Class V munitions
or be on a firing range.
The Cluster Munition
Coalition (CMC) said it had collected pictures and footage from Syrian activists showing fragments of cluster munitions
in at least two places in Syria.
The agreement bans the use, production, stockpiling and transfer of cluster munitions
and calls for the destruction of stockpiles within eight years, clearance of cluster munition
-contaminated land within 10 years, and assistance to cluster munition
survivors and affected communities.
A statement on the site says: "Researchers inspected the remnants of a cluster submunition and interviewed witnesses to two other apparent cluster munition
reduce the incidence of postwar cluster munition
casualties in the