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Syria Cluster Bombs

As the Treaty Banning Cluster Bombs Marks Its Fourth Anniversary, the World Should Speak Out on Use in Syria

Sarah Blakemore | Posted 10.01.2014 | World
Sarah Blakemore

The rising toll of civilian casualties in Syria is an ongoing reminder that use of cluster munitions, like chemical weapons and others that affect civilians, is not acceptable by anyone, anywhere or at any time.

Syria Joins Chemical Weapons Treaty But Continues Using Banned Cluster Munitions On Civilians

Sarah Blakemore | Posted 11.30.2013 | World
Sarah Blakemore

Syria's accession to the 1993 Chemical Weapons Convention is a necessary and positive step, but there is still no end in sight to the government's use of other banned weapons, with civilians bearing the brunt of horrific attacks.

Syria Expands Use Of Cluster Bombs

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.16.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- The Syrian regime is expanding its use of widely banned cluster bombs, an international human rights group said Saturday as the deadlocked c...

Video Appears To Show Aftermath Of Bombing On Syrian Playground (WARNING: CONTAINS DISTURBING IMAGES)

Posted 11.26.2012 | World

Syrian activists say a government war plane has killed 10 children after dropping cluster bombs on a playground in the village of Deir al-Asafir on Su...

Syria Government Uses Notorious 'Vacuum Bombs'

Reuters | Posted 01.06.2013 | World

By Louis Charbonneau and Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Nov 6 (Reuters) - The U.N. political affairs chief told the Security Council...

Syria: New Evidence Military Dropped Cluster Bombs

Human Rights Watch | Posted 12.14.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

New evidence has emerged that the Syrian air force has used cluster munitions in recent days. Many of the strikes were near the main highway that runs through Ma'arat al-Nu'man, the site of a confrontation between government and rebel forces this week.

Assad's Forces Intensify Attacks As Rebels Gain

Reuters | Posted 12.14.2012 | World

By Angus MacSwan BEIRUT, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Syrian government forces have dropped Russian-made cluster bombs over civilian areas in ...