ALERT – Deir Ezzor, Syria: “The fighting may be over but the danger is still present”

ALERT – Deir Ezzor, Syria: “The fighting may be over but the danger is still present”

Posted by: on Dec 22, 2017 | No Comments

On 3 November 2017, the armed forces took back control of the town of Deir Ezzor in Syria.The fighting inside and surrounding the city lasted several months, creating numerous civilian victims and displacing over 300,000 people. HI is gravely concerned about the situation in the field.

ALERT – Landmine Monitor 2017 report: Landmines victim numbers increases in conflict zones

ALERT – Landmine Monitor 2017 report: Landmines victim numbers increases in conflict zones

Posted by: on Dec 14, 2017 | No Comments

Published today, the Landmine Monitor 2017 report has revealed a dramatic increase in the annual number of new casualties of mines and explosive remnants of war for the third year running.

FEEDBACK: Launch of the new report ‘Everywhere the bombing followed us” in New York

FEEDBACK: Launch of the new report ‘Everywhere the bombing followed us” in New York

Posted by: on Oct 29, 2017 | No Comments

October is the month when the UN general Assembly holds its First Committee on Disarmament and International Security session in New York: an important venue for advocating on issues related to disarmament.

ALERT – Raqqa: “The humanitarian situation is critical and the risks enormous”

ALERT – Raqqa: “The humanitarian situation is critical and the risks enormous”

Posted by: on Oct 23, 2017 | No Comments

The city of Raqqa, in Syria, was recaptured by military forces* on 17 October 2017. Five months of fighting have caused a high number of civilian casualties and displaced hundreds of thousands of people.