Human Rights Watch: “Cluster Munitions Ban and Legacy”

Posted: Nov 3, 2010

Cluster Munitions Ban and Legacy

Countries that have signed on to a new international treaty banning cluster munitions are meeting in Laos this week. But many producers of these dangerous weapons haven’t signed on to the ban. Meanwhile, Laos is still cleaning up its cluster munitions and the country still suffers civilian casualties from the bombs, nearly 40 years after the United States dropped them there. With Steve Goose of HRW and the Cluster Munition Coalition and Channapha Khamvongsa of Legacies of War. Jessie Graham reports.

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