ALERT – Aid agencies: One-off aid convoys won’t save starving Syrians

ALERT – Aid agencies: One-off aid convoys won’t save starving Syrians

Posted by: on Jan 11, 2016 | No Comments

Handicap International and other leading aid agencies working in Syria have expressed concerns  about the situation in Madaya, and other besieged areas. Read the joint declaration below:

FOCUS ON – Explosive Weapons in populated areas

FOCUS ON – Explosive Weapons in populated areas

Posted by: on Dec 18, 2015 | No Comments

When explosive weapons are used in populated areas, the level of civilian harm is usually very high. But what exactly constitutes explosive weapons ? Are they regulated by International Humanitarian Law like anti-personnel mines or cluster munitions? And what is Handicap International’s position regarding their use in populated areas ?