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The Convention on Cluster Munitions - A Commentary edited by Nystuen, Gro; Casey-Maslen, Stuart (21st October 2010)

Commentary, The Title and Preamble of the Convention

Théo Boutruche, Stuart Casey-Maslen, Andrew Clapham, Thomas Nash, Markus Reiterer, Declan Smyth

From: The Convention on Cluster Munitions: A Commentary

Edited By: Gro Nystuen, Stuart Casey-Maslen

Subject(s):
Armed conflict — Weapons, conventional
The States Parties to this Convention, Deeply concerned that civilian populations and individual civilians continue to bear the brunt of armed conflict, Determined to put an end for all time to the suffering and casualties caused by cluster munitions at the time of their use, when they fail to function as intended or when they are abandoned, Concerned that cluster munition remnants kill or maim civilians, including women and children, obstruct economic and social development, including through the loss of livelihood, impede post-conflict rehabilitation and...
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