BUTUAN CITY - At least 44 landmines
were seized by the patrolling Army soldiers of the 1003rd Infantry Brigade in Mampait area, Mansanitas, Agusan del Sur.
PNN/ Exclusive On Wednesday 24th April, the American Roots of Peace organization began to remove landmines
that were planted for more than 10 years in a Palestinian-owned lands in the village of Husan, West of Bethlehem.
Bangkok, April 9 -- To mark International Mine Awareness Day, Karen Human Rights Group published new data collected by community members in eastern Burma that describes the ongoing devastation caused by landmines
. Each year the United Nations International Mine Awareness Day draws attention to the global impact of landmines
and notes progress towards their eradication.
Search and removal of landmines
is a serious problem faced by many countries.
The International Campaign to Ban Landmines
said in 2011 four governments laid mines, versus just Syria in 2012 (AFP/File, Awad Awad)
Government forces led by the former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi who was captured and slain a year ago after a conflict that brought to an end his 42-year rule, laid thousands of landmines
during last year's conflict, drawing from a stockpile that is believed to number in the hundreds of thousands, Human Rights Watch, HRW, said on the 20th anniversary of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines
(ICBL), which it co-founded.
Quneitra Governor Hussein Arnous paid a visit to the hospital and checked on the injured woman, reiterating calls for international organizations to put an end to the Israeli occupation's practices, saying that the occupation's disregard for international laws which calls for submitting maps of landmines
counts as first degree murder of women and children.
A TINY Midland business aims to transform the fight to rid the world of deadly landmines
- potentially saving thousands of lives.
Mr Kendrick told the Post that while the UN has said it would take up to 600 years to rid the planet of landmines
and cost in the region of $50 billion, this technology, and mobilising a fleet of 25 aircraft, could reduce that timeframe could be reduced to 30 years, and the cost reduced by a factor of ten.
still take 40 victims every month About 40 people are falling victim to landmines
on monthly basis as demining agencies warn insecurity is complicating their efforts to rid the country of landmines
The meeting discussed the report on the activities during the last period including surveys, clearing landmines
, raising awareness about landmine
dangers and providing assistance to landmine
It said about 76 square miles were cleared of landmines
in 2009 in a pounds 316million effort, and 138 square miles were cleared of other unexploded devices.