"The Hidden Killer"
Israeli Mines & UXO in South Lebanon
 
 

 

F A C T S

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    More than 130,000 Israeli anti-personal (AP) and anti-tank (AT) mines, per UN figures, are polluting South Lebanon.
     
  • Tens of thousands of unexploded ordnance UXO (bomblets, cluster bombs, missiles, etc.)
     
  •  From May 2000 until December 2001, Israel submitted maps for less than 70,000 mines areas of the former occupied land.
      
  •  From May 2000 until December 2001, 21 people died and 158 were maimed or severely injured by Israeli mines and UXO.
     
  •  Seventy percent of the casualties of Israeli mines in South Lebanon are children (under 16-year-old).
     
  •  There are more than 3 Israeli mines / UXO's per child in South Lebanon !
     
  •  Israel is not a signatory of the Ottawa Treaty, which prohibits the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of AP mines.

 

 

Ban Landmines NOW !

The children of South Lebanon call upon humanity to end the suffering of more children in the world by banning the use of these indiscriminate killers-MINES !

"I miss flying my kite up the hill," Ali says.
An Israeli AP mine blew off both legs of the 11-years-old boy and sent his paper kite (dreams) astray in the sky forever!!!

Help South Lebanon's children keep their "little dreams".
Help the children of Africa, Afghanistan, Cambodia and every land in which these "Hidden Killers" had been planted To KILL !

Save Children of The World

BAN Landmines

International Campaign to Ban Landmines

Please sign the People's Treaty calling for the prohibition of the use, stockpiling, transfer and production of AP mines and for their destruction.  Sign

For more information on ICBL campaign in Lebanon:

Habbouba Y. Aoun
Balamand University - Landmines Resource Centre 
Achrafieh, Youssof Sorsok Street 
P.O. Box 166378-6417 
Beirut 1100 2807 Lebanon 
TEL: +961-1-581-700 
E-mail: landmine@balamand.edu.lb  

 

 

 

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