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INEW briefing paper: Addressing the impact of the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

This INEW briefing paper explains the impact of the use of explosive weapons in populated areas and types that are of particular concern. It describes steps that have been taken in certain contexts to provide greater protection to civilians (examples from Afghanistan and Somalia), and highlights stronger standards needed to address this problem – including stopping the use of explosive weapons with wide area effects in populated areas – as well as where and how states can engage on this issue. INEW briefing paper: addressing the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

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