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Five Countries Used Banned Cluster Munitions This Year

Five countries — Libya, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, and Yemen — have used cluster munitions this year, causing unacceptable harm to civilians, according to Human Rights Watch.  The rights group wants an end to the use of the weapons, which are banned under the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions.  Officials commented during the release of an annual report by [the Cluster Munition Coalition], a group of NGO's co-founded by Human Rights Watch.  Cluster bombs were...

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