Cluster bombs

Criminal code amendment on cluster bombs

Report on the limitations of the criminal code amendment on cluster bombs.

MAPW urges Parliament to strengthen cluster munitions treaty

MAPW has made a submission to the Senate, urging that legislation currently before the Parliament be amended to strengthen, rather than undermine, the recent international treaty aiming to ban these shocking weapons.

Cluster Munitions bill 2010: MAPW submission to Australian Senate inquiry

MAPW's submission to the Australian Senate's Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee’s inquiry into the Criminal Code Amendment (Cluster Munitions Prohibition) Bill 2010. The submission covers areas of the bill that we believe are noteworthy and should be retained, as well as areas that cause great concern.

MAPW urges Cambodia to join cluster bomb treaty: June 2009

2 June 2009: This letter from MAPW President Sue Wareham urges Cambodia to join the 96 countries from around the world that have signed the Convention on Cluster Munitions.

MAPW urges support for Cluster Bomb treaty

MAPW has marked the Global Week of Action to Ban Cluster Bombs by urging three countries in our region to take action to help eradicate the scourge of cluster munitions.

Global Week of Action to Ban Cluster Bombs

Event Date: 
Fri, 29/05/2009 (All day) - Thu, 04/06/2009 (All day)

Take action against cluster bombs

The Global Week of Action to Ban Cluster Bombs is an opportunity for campaigners across the world to call on all governments to join the Convention on Cluster Munitions by signing and ratifying it as soon as possible.

MAPW President Dr Sue Wareham is writing to the governments of Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam to ask them to join.

The global weapons trade: fact sheets 7-12, MAPW and partners 2008

A package of six fact sheets prepared by MAPW and partners on the global weapons trade. Individual fact sheets cover five major global weapons manufacturers; and indiscriminate weapons - cluster munitions, landmines and depleted uranium.

Cluster munitions, landmines and depleted uranium: MAPW and partners, 2008

This fact sheet gives a brief introduction to cluster munitions, land mines and depleted uranium weapons, and to their manufacture. These are all weapons causing indiscriminate harm to civilians. It was prepared by Dale Hess and is number 7 in a series on the global weapons trade.

Lockheed Martin and the global weapons trade: MAPW and partners, 2008

This fact sheet looks at Lockheed Martin and its role in arms production globally and in Australia; including their role in producing cluster bombs. It was prepared by Dale Hess and is No 8 in a series on the global weapons trade.

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