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Media in category "Anti-personnel landmines" The following 48 files are in this category, out of 48 total. F-FR ().jpg 2, × 1,; MB. Since coming to the Senate, Senator Leahy has been active in the international effort to ban the production, export and use of anti-personnel landmines. In , Senator Leahy wrote the first law enacted by any government to prohibit the export of these weapons.
Moral entrepreneurs and the campaign to ban landmines by Frank Faulkner () The myth about global civil society: domestic politics to ban landmines by Daniela Tepe (Book) The landmine ban: a case study in humanitarian advocacy by Don Hubert (Book. Because of the Ottawa Treaty of , 30 nations have destroyed their stockpiles of anti-personnel landmines. This is an example of _____. A) disarmament B) .
Anti-Personnel Landmine synonyms, Anti-Personnel Landmine pronunciation, Anti-Personnel Landmine translation, English dictionary definition of Anti-Personnel Landmine. n. 1. Anti-personnel Landmines 13 International Conference for a Global Ban on Anti-personnel Landmines,Brussels,Belgium,24–27 June Humanitarian Aspects – an Integrated and Coordinated Approach, statement of Cornelio Sommaruga, President, ICRC, Geneva Declaration of the Brussels Conference on Anti-personnel Landmines Press.
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Anti-personnel landmines are designed specifically to reroute or push back foot soldiers from a given geographic area. These mines can kill or disable their victims, and are activated by pressure, tripwire or remote detonation.
There are also smart mines, which automatically deactivate themselves after a certain amount of time. These are the Author: Kevin Bonsor.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has played a key role in the effort to ban anti-personnel landmines.
This book provides an overview of the work of the. This volume illustrates and describes all known anti-personnel landmines that have been produced, are available or have Anti-Personnel Landmines book used in battlefields and areas of conflict worldwide.
It should be of interest to to both military and civilian mine-clearance specialists.4/5(2). Definition. In the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (also known as the Ottawa Treaty) and the Protocol on Mines, Booby-Traps and Other Devices, a mine is defined as a "munition designed to be placed under, on or near the ground or other surface area and to be exploded by the presence, proximity or contact of a person or vehicle." Similar in function is the booby-trap, which the Protocol.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has played a key role in the effort to ban anti-personnel landmines. This book provides an overview of the work of the ICRC concerning landmines from through It contains International Committee of the Red Cross position papers, working papers, and speeches made by its representatives to Format: Hardcover.
Obama in banned the use of anti-personnel landmines with the exception, under pressure from military planners, of the Korean peninsula where the explosives dot the last Cold War frontier with.
Anti-personnel mines are used in a similar manner to anti-tank mines, in static "mine fields" along national borders or in defense of strategic positions as described in greater detail in the land mine article.
What makes them different from most anti-tank mines, however, is their smaller size, which enables large numbers to be simultaneously deployed over a large area. Understanding Landmines and Mine Action September Prepared by Robert Keeley Page 2 Landmines and Unexploded Ordn ance: definitions and descriptions Landmines According to International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) 5, a (land)mine is a ‘munition designed to be placed under, on or near the ground or other surfaceFile Size: 1MB.
There are more than 70 countries in the world that suffer from the presence of landmines. Annually, betw people are killed or injured by these mines so there is a pressing need for advances in technology to help to remove them. Anti-personnel Landmine Detection for Humanitarian Demining reports on state-of-the-art technologies developed during a Japanese National Research 1/5(1).
The Banning of Anti-Personnel Landmines: The Legal Contribution of the International Committee of the Red Cross | Louis Maresca, Stuart Maslen | download |.
Get this from a library. Anti-personnel landmines: recognising & disarming. [Eddie Banks] -- This volume illustrates and describes all known anti-personnel landmines that have been produced, are available or have been used in battlefields and areas of conflict worldwide.
It should be of. Landmines are an important weapon in the U.S. military’s arsenal but the persistent variety can cause unintended casualties, to both civilians and friendly forces. New technologies could replace some, but not all, of the U.S.
military’s antipersonnel landmines by eliminating the threat of anti-personnel landmines "Every year land mines kill or maim more t people -- children, women, farmers peacefully going about their business.
That is why, since I called for the global elimination of land mines inthe United States has been at the forefront of the effort to ban them -- not just in words.
Antipersonnel landmines are explosive devices designed to injure or kill people. They can lie dormant for years and even decades under, on, or near the ground until a person or animal triggers their detonating mechanism.
Appendix C Current Types of U.S. Landmines. This appendix provides descriptions of currently available antipersonnel landmines (APL) and some antitank (AT) mines that are part of mixed systems (see Table C-1).If current presidential policy continues, all of the pure APL described here, with the exception of the Claymore, will be unavailable to the U.S.
military afterexcept in Korea. The campaign to ban anti-personnel mines was one of the major humanitarian initiatives of the last three decades. The ICRC, along with governments, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines and the United Nations, argued for a comprehensive prohibition on their use, stockpiling, production and transfer.
But anti-personnel mines continue to kill and maim even though the war is over. And it is mainly civilians who suffer the horrific more By entering this website, you consent to the use of technologies, such as cookies and analytics, to customise content, advertising and.
NGO ban proponents reacted similarly: “T he resumption of the use of anti-personnel landmines and continued stockpiling and production of these indiscriminate weapons is militarily unnecessary.
‘Landmines and unexploded ordnance continue to kill, maim and impoverish innocent civilians in many of the world's poorest countries. Rae McGrath's authoritative book is an invaluable resource for anyone wanting to understand the impact of these persistent killers, and how best to respond to them.’ --Richard Lloyd, UK Working Group on LandminesAuthor: Rae Mcgrath.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has played a key role in the effort to ban anti-personnel landmines and in offering aid to victims of war and internal armed violence.
This book provides an overview of the work of the ICRC in this area from throughand gives additional commentary on general issues of the methods and means. Landmines come in two varieties: anti-personnel and anti-vehicle mines. Both have caused great suffering in the past decades.
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To help listeners stay abreast of changes, new.This book provides an overview of the work of the ICRC concerning landmines from through Commentaries on Arms Control Treaties vol. 1: Convention on the Prohibition on the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction / S.