Part B Issues, Institutions, and Personalities, U
Edited By: Antonio Cassese (Editor-in-Chief)
A significant problem during and after contemporary conflicts is the large number of civilian casualties caused by unexploded or abandoned anti-personnel mines, bombs, artillery shells, grenades, cluster-bomb submunitions, mortar projectiles and similar ordnances. Indeed, casualties are still being inflicted by unexploded ordnances left over from World War II. The dangers of such unexploded ordnances are addressed by various Protocols Annexed to the 1980 UN Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to...