Testimonies from people around the world who have been affected by cluster munitions.
19-year-old Mini Phanthavong is a talented football player from Phonsavan, a town about 400km north of Laos’ capital Vientiane. At the age of 16, he joined his football-pla…
Sitting on the steps of her modest house, Rum Vet, 35, shyly describes the cluster bomb explosion that left her legless from the right knee down and killed her brother near…
Safia and Fatimah
Safia and Fatimah Hussein’s village was subject to heavy cluster bomb bombardment during the last 72 hours of conflict in Southern Lebanon.
“One day in 2003 I took my two boys down to the river to go fishing. I found a cluster bomb in the water and picked it up because I wanted to use it as an explosive, to blo…
More stories from survivors in cluster affected communities, and images can be found on the CMC member
. Norwegian People’s Aid, Image Gallery on Cluster Munitions
You can also read more about the experiences of survivors of cluster munitions and their work to promote the global ban on these indiscriminate weapons, on CMC Member Handicap International’s
. Ban Advocates web site