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Cluster Munitions: Ban Treaty Is Working

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Expand The remnant of a payload section of a 9M275K-series 220mm cluster munition rocket in Idlib, Syria. © 2019 Syria Civil Defense (Geneva) – No state party to the 2008 treaty prohibiting cluster munitions has violated the prohibition on using these weapons, while very few outside the treaty engage in this banned activity either, Human Rights Watch said today during the release of the Cluster Munition Monitor 2019 report. “With the glaring exception of Syria, which has yet to join the ban treaty, it appears that the stigma against cluster munitions is strong and sticking, even with those…

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