Month: May 2008

Cluster Bomb Ban Adopted by 111 Nations

Human rights supporters have reason to celebrate with the announcement that the Convention on Cluster Munitions was approved this week in Dublin by 111 nations, banning cluster bomb production and use and requiring signatories to destroy all stockpiles within eight years. Cluster bombs are unnecessary weapons that rain […]

Iraq Toll

Those who died in Iraq from May 10 to 17: Cpl Jessica Ellis  24  Bend OR Sgt Victor Cota  33  Tucson AZ Sgt John  Daggett  21  Phoenix AZ 16 were seriously wounded. 39 wounded were returned to kill fields. 230 Iraqi sisters and brothers were killed. Cf:   http://www.icasualties.org

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