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Anti-personnel land-mines

Anti-personnel land-mines

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Published by UNICEF in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


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StatementUNICEF
ContributionsUNICEF.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRJ101 .F33 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17403269M
ISBN 109280630989

IPCS Discussion | Afghanistan and the US-Taliban Agreement: Legal, Political, Security and Operational Implications Rana Banerji, Amb (Retd) Amar Sinha, and Fawad Poya . It looks at the accumulating frustrations with the P5 leadership in the UN Security Council as a prelude to a discussion of two case studies: the development of the Ottawa Treaty to ban anti-personnel landmines and the campaign to establish an international court. Anti Personnel Mines Under Humanitarian Law Anti Personnel Mines Under Humanitarian Law by Stuart Maslen. Download in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Anti Personnel Mines Under Humanitarian Law books. Click Download for free ebooks. Anti Personnel Mines Under Humanitarian Law.


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The International Committee of the Red Cross has played a key role in the Anti-personnel land-mines book to ban anti-personnel landmines. This book provides an overview of the work of the ICRC concerning landmines Format: Hardcover. 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.

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Appendix C Current Types of U.S. Landmines. This appendix provides descriptions of currently available antipersonnel landmines Anti-personnel land-mines book and Anti-personnel land-mines book antitank (AT) mines that are part of mixed systems (see Table Anti-personnel land-mines book current presidential policy continues, all of the pure APL described here, with the exception of the Claymore, Anti-personnel land-mines book be unavailable to the U.S.

military afterexcept in Korea. Landmines have been much in the news in recent months, but few today know much about them. Mike Croll describes the history of these weapons, which some specialists trace back to the 5th century BC, from their earliest use to the present ically triggered mines of surprising sophistication were used by Confederates defending Charleston and Wilmington in the American Civil War, but the.

Anti-personnel Landmines 13 International Conference for a Anti-personnel land-mines book 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 File Size: KB.

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. Anti-personnel land-mines book technologies could replace some, but not all, of the U.S. military’s antipersonnel landmines by 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. The agreement is also referred to as the Anti-personnel land-mines book Treaty or the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention.

3 Archbishop Desmond Tutu, “Foreword” in Banning Landmines: Disarmament, Citizen Diplomacy, and Human Security edited by Jody Williams, Stephen D. Goose and Mary Wareham (Lanham, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ), ix. The Banning of Anti-Personnel Landmines: The Legal Contribution of the International Committee of the Red Anti-personnel land-mines book | Louis Maresca, Stuart Maslen | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. A land mine can be triggered by a number of things including pressure, movement, sound, magnetism and vibration. Anti-personnel mines commonly use the pressure of a person's foot as a trigger, but tripwires are also frequently employed.

Most modern anti-vehicle mines use a magnetic trigger to enable it to detonate even if the tires or tracks. 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 Anti-personnel land-mines book a certain amount of time.

These are the Author: Kevin Bonsor. 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.

Get this from a library. Anti-personnel land-mines, an annotated bibliography. [Canada. Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.;]. 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.

In the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) successfully lobbied for the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on their Destruction ( Mine Ban Treaty) By September40 countries had ratified the treaty, thus making the treaty international law on 1.

The exact origin of the anti-personnel mine is the subject of debate. A publication, The History of Landmines, argues that modern landmines ‘trace their lineage from non-explosive predecessors such as the spikes and stakes that were employed by ancient armies.’ Mike Croll, The History of Landmines (Barnsley: Leo Cooper, ), p.

ix; see also pp. 1–8. Basic Books, c p. Anti-Personnel Landmines: Friend or Foe?: A Study of the Military Use and Effectiveness of Anti-Personnel Mines. 2nd ed. Geneva: International Committee of the Red Cross,88p.

Anti-Personnel Mines in Central America: Conflict and Post-Conflict: Landmines Must be Stopped. Geneva: International Committee of the Red File Size: 1MB. 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.

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Canada, Germany, Denmark, Austria and Sweden adopt ban on anti-personnel mines. Jan Princess Diana calls for international ban on landmines.

Dec nations sign Mine Ban Treaty in. 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.

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 are broadly classified into two categories, as (1) anti-personnel and (2) anti-tank, that are targeted at and detonated by people and vehicles, respectively. 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.

THE BAN ON ANTI-PERSONNEL LANDMINES. Sponsored link. Anti-personnel landmines are an insidious weapon of war. They are simple and cheap to produce, costing only about $ U.S.

to manufacture. They either maim or kill anyone who steps on one. They remain active for decades. They keep on injuring and killing people long after the war has ended. Inmore than nations signed the Ottawa Convention banning anti-personnel land mines that do not self-destruct. Notably, the United Author: John Ismay.

Books Music Art & design Vox published a leaked state department cable rescinding Barack Obama’s ban on production or acquisition of anti-personnel landmines The landmine Author: Julian Borger. This article discusses the Ottawa Treaty or, as it is properly known, the Convention on the Prohibition on the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, which was signed by governments in Ottawa, Canada, on 3–4 December By Novemberthere were states parties to the : John English.

The M14 and M16 Anti-personnel Mines - The M14 blast mine is designed to cause harm to people and objects within close proximity to the mine. Learn about the M14 and M16 : Kevin Bonsor. The first print, hardcover edition of the thought provoking; Antipersonnel.-Covering a wide range of modern & obsolete Land Mines, from over a score of different countries.-With a museum quality photograph of each example, including a short description of the mine's manufacturer and functions, on the opposite Rating: % positive.

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. Maslen. international agreement to ban the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of anti-personnel landmines, Welcoming furthermore the measures taken over the past years, both unilaterally and multilaterally, aiming at prohibiting, restricting or suspending the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of anti-personnel mines.

Latest book reviews, author interviews, and reading trends. The Obama administration decided that while it wouldn’t sign the international treaty banning anti-personnel land mines. Land mine use and production are banned by countries. The United States is not one of them, but Obama-era restrictions only allowed anti-personnel land mines to be used in defense of the.

Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Treaty - The Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction was concluded by the Diplomatic Conference on an International Total Ban on Anti-Personnel Land Mines at Oslo on 18 September Author: Joëlle Sciboz.

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.

The first empirical chapter deals with the Anti-Personnel Landmines Convention. In the negotiations leading up to its adoption, European advocates of a mine ban were faced with a choice of accommodating US demands for special exemptions or concluding an agreement without US support.

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military's use, NATO, anti-personnel land mines, Korean Peninsula, Belgium. Anti-personnel Landmine Detection for Humanitarian Demining reports on state-of-the-art technologies developed during a Japanese National Research Project.

The conventional, and often reliable, method of landmine detection is to use a metal detector to pick up small amounts of metal within the mine. Anti-personnel land mines and unexploded ordnance still kill or maim women, children and men about every 30 minutes, although this issue has .Landmines come in two varieties: anti-personnel and anti-vehicle mines.

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