May 2, 2020
This literature review seeks to provide a mapping of publications that address civilian harm (CH) tracking tools and investigation mechanisms with the objective of garnering an overview of existing tools and mechanisms, their limitations, and practical recommendations for improved and more transparent CH tracking and investigation.
Understanding explosive weapons with wide area effect
October 3, 2016
In conflicts all over the world, in countries such as Syria, Ukraine and Yemen, the use of explosive weapons like mortars and rockets in populated areas is a major cause of humanitarian harm and civilian casualties. Against the background of international recognition of the humanitarian problems caused by the use of explosive weapons in populated areas, a new report by PAX and Article36 analyses how certain explosive weapons create wide area effects.