US: Biden should reinstate landmine ban


SUMMARY: US President-elect Joe Biden should reinstate US policy banning US production and acquisition of antipersonnel landmines, as well as their use outside of the Korean Peninsula, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing the annual global report monitoring the international treaty prohibiting these weapons. To help prevent further landmine casualties, the United States should join the Mine Ban Treaty without delay.

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Published: Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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