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A staggering 270 million bombs were dropped on Laos, during what became known as the secret war, because Americans were unaware of what was going on. The 80 ... Forty-four years after the last mission, the bombs the US dropped are still causing deaths and casualties. .... 24 Blu-63 cluster bomblets.
While the amendment was narrowly defeated, 204-216, the near miss indicates that the global campaign to ban the use or sale of cluster bombs has ... BLU-63 submunitions that broke apart on impact after being dispersed by CBU-58 cluster bombs in the Hayal Sayeed neighborhood of Sanaa on January ...

Amnesty International has written to prime minister David Cameron and other senior ministers demanding a full Government inquiry into new evidence that Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces have used UK-manufactured cluster bombs - which may have killed and injured civilians, including children - in the ...
Earlier identified by the Human Rights Watch, the CBU-58 cluster bombs and BLU-63 submunitions were reportedly developed by the United States during the Vietnam War and are designed to attack personnel and lightly protected materiel. As for the submunitions, they also contain 5-gram titanium pellets ...
When coalition aircraft dropped cluster bombs on Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, it elicited an outcry. On January 6, residents of the Maaen district of Sanaa reported "aerial attacks consistent with cluster bomb use," Human Rights Watch reported, providing a photograph of the golf ball-sized BLU-63 bomblets ...
This Technical Briefing Note reviews the use of cluster munitions in the conflict in Yemen since a Saudi Arabia-led coalition of nations began military operations against Ansar Allah (Houthi forces) on March 26, 2015. This is not the first time cluster munitions have been used in Yemen. Previously, Saudi ...

Cluster munitions used in the attacks have been identified as US-made BLU-63 antipersonnel/anti-materiel submunitions and components of a CBU-58 cluster bomb. Each air-dropped CBU-58 cluster bomb contains 650 submunitions. Cluster munitions of this type were exported by the United States to ...
Human Rights Watch identified the munitions as from US-made BLU-63 antipersonnel/anti-materiel submunitions and components of a CBU-58 cluster bomb. Markings on the bomb remnants indicate that it was manufactured in 1978 at the Milan Army Ammunition Plant in the state of Tennessee in the ...
He was killed by a BLU 63, the size and shape of a tennis ball, dark green in colour and the most widely used cluster munitions in the conflict. A cluster bomb contains hundreds of these bomblets, which it releases as it falls. The BLU 63 bomblets have little fins or "flutes" that make them spin as they drop.
On a wind-swept hilltop outside the village of Halloussiyeh, 10 miles northeast of Tyre, a team from Bactec, a British ordnance clearing company, inches its way along a terrace of small olive trees, hunting for BLU-63 cluster munitions. Most of the tennis-ball sized metal bomblets are easily visible, although ...
A staggering 270 million bombs were dropped on Laos, during what became known as the secret war, because Americans were unaware of what was going on. The 80 ... Forty-four years after the last mission, the bombs the US dropped are still causing deaths and casualties. .... 24 Blu-63 cluster bomblets.
While the amendment was narrowly defeated, 204-216, the near miss indicates that the global campaign to ban the use or sale of cluster bombs has ... BLU-63 submunitions that broke apart on impact after being dispersed by CBU-58 cluster bombs in the Hayal Sayeed neighborhood of Sanaa on January ...
Amnesty International has written to prime minister David Cameron and other senior ministers demanding a full Government inquiry into new evidence that Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces have used UK-manufactured cluster bombs - which may have killed and injured civilians, including children - in the ...
"We don't have a comprehensible picture of that, but scores of people have reportedly died in the cluster bomb attacks. Even one civilian dying is too many, "she said. Wille added that there are companies in the United States within the military-industrial complex that are unwilling to stop producing cluster ...
This Technical Briefing Note reviews the use of cluster munitions in the conflict in Yemen since a Saudi Arabia-led coalition of nations began military operations against Ansar Allah (Houthi forces) on March 26, 2015. This is not the first time cluster munitions have been used in Yemen. Previously, Saudi ...
The office of the UN high commissioner for human rights said last week that its staff in Yemen had found remnants of 29 cluster bombs during a field visit to Yemen's Haradh district. In its report, HRW showed a picture of what it said were BLU-63 submunitions from a CBU-58 cluster bomb. Assiri called the ...
Cluster munitions used in the attacks have been identified as US-made BLU-63 antipersonnel/anti-materiel submunitions and components of a CBU-58 cluster bomb. Each air-dropped CBU-58 cluster bomb contains 650 submunitions. Cluster munitions of this type were exported by the United States to ...

Human Rights Watch identified the munitions as from US-made BLU-63 antipersonnel/anti-materiel submunitions and components of a CBU-58 cluster bomb. Markings on the bomb remnants indicate that it was manufactured in 1978 at the Milan Army Ammunition Plant in the state of Tennessee in the ...
He was killed by a BLU 63, the size and shape of a tennis ball, dark green in colour and the most widely used cluster munitions in the conflict. A cluster bomb contains hundreds of these bomblets, which it releases as it falls. The BLU 63 bomblets have little fins or "flutes" that make them spin as they drop.
On a wind-swept hilltop outside the village of Halloussiyeh, 10 miles northeast of Tyre, a team from Bactec, a British ordnance clearing company, inches its way along a terrace of small olive trees, hunting for BLU-63 cluster munitions. Most of the tennis-ball sized metal bomblets are easily visible, although ...
A staggering 270 million bombs were dropped on Laos, during what became known as the secret war, because .... 24 Blu-63 cluster bomblets.
BLU-63 submunitions that broke apart on impact after being dispersed by CBU-58 cluster bombs in the Hayal Sayeed neighborhood of Sanaa ...
The UK cluster bomb, which had apparently malfunctioned, had left .... you play with”, apparently bomblets from a US-made BLU-63 weapon.
The interview came after the Human Rights Watch called on Washington to stop producing the cluster bombs that Saudi Arabia has used ...
The village of Wahijah is a cluster of straw huts on Yemen's .... a photograph of the golf ball-sized BLU-63 bomblets dropped on the city and the ...
This Technical Briefing Note reviews the use of cluster munitions in the conflict in Yemen since a Saudi Arabia-led coalition of nations began ...
The office of the UN high commissioner for human rights said last week that its staff in Yemen had found remnants of 29 cluster bombs during a field visit to Yemen's Haradh district. In its report, HRW showed a picture of what it said were BLU-63 submunitions from a CBU-58 cluster bomb. Assiri called the ...
Cluster munitions used in the attacks have been identified as US-made BLU-63 antipersonnel/anti-materiel submunitions and components of a ...
(Beirut) – Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces airdropped cluster bombs on residential ... The CBU-58 cluster bomb and BLU-63 submunition were ...
He was killed by a BLU 63, the size and shape of a tennis ball, dark green in colour and the most widely used cluster munitions in the conflict.
Rasha Zayoun lost her left leg to a cluster bomb. Behind her sits her ... It would have dropped 650 BLU-63 submunitions onto Lebanese soil.
A member of an ordnance disposal team marks a BLU-63 bomblet on a hill ... The "toy" was a cluster bomblet, just one of the estimated 1 million ...
A staggering 270 million bombs were dropped on Laos, during what became known as the secret war, because .... 24 Blu-63 cluster bomblets.
A staggering 270 million bombs were dropped on Laos, during what became known as the secret war, because .... 24 Blu-63 cluster bomblets.
This treaty, which prohibits the sale, use, or stockpiling of cluster bombs, ... BLU-63 submunitions that broke apart on impact after being ...
The UK cluster bomb, which had apparently malfunctioned, had left .... you play with”, apparently bomblets from a US-made BLU-63 weapon.
The interview came after the Human Rights Watch called on Washington to stop producing the cluster bombs that Saudi Arabia has used ...
The village of Wahijah is a cluster of straw huts on Yemen's .... a photograph of the golf ball-sized BLU-63 bomblets dropped on the city and the ...
This Technical Briefing Note reviews the use of cluster munitions in the conflict in Yemen since a Saudi Arabia-led coalition of nations began ...
Riyadh (AFP) - The Saudi-led coalition bombing rebels in Yemen ... of what it said were BLU-63 submunitions from a CBU-58 cluster bomb.
The organisation on Thursday produced a report including photos purporting to show a picture of BLU-63 submunitions from a CBU-58 cluster ...
Cluster munitions used in the attacks have been identified as US-made BLU-63 antipersonnel/anti-materiel submunitions and components of a ...
(Beirut) – Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces airdropped cluster bombs on residential ... The CBU-58 cluster bomb and BLU-63 submunition were ...
He was killed by a BLU 63, the size and shape of a tennis ball, dark green in colour and the most widely used cluster munitions in the conflict.
A member of an ordnance disposal team marks a BLU-63 bomblet on a hill ... The "toy" was a cluster bomblet, just one of the estimated 1 million ...
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives debated an amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act that would have banned the U.S.
The victim said the bomblets were green and shaped like "a small ball that you play with." This description is consistent with the US-made BLU-63 cluster bomb submunitions. "I saw the bomb [submunition] close to where we were filling water and as I was ...
Work gets under way and it's not long before Deputy Team Leader Nitta Duangdala uncovers a BLU 61 cluster munition, known locally as a 'Buffalo eye'.
On January 6, residents of the Maaen district of Sanaa reported "aerial attacks consistent with cluster bomb use," Human Rights Watch reported, providing a photograph of the golf ball-sized BLU-63 bomblets dropped on the city and the CBU-58 canister ...
Amnesty International identified the munitions as US-made BLU-63 anti-personnel/anti-materiel submunitions and components of a CBU-58 cluster bomb. Markings on the bomb remnants indicate that it was manufactured in 1978 at the Milan Army ...


 

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