12 November 2014

Recent Developments on Incendiary Weapons and Cluster Munitions in Ukraine, Syria, and elsewhere

14:00‐15:00 Room XXIV United Nations Geneva

This briefing details the recent use of incendiary weapons and cluster munitions in eastern Ukraine and Syria. Human Rights Watch will present the findings of its data collection in the field and detail its legal analysis of these weapons.

Chaired by Steve Goose, Executive Director of the Arms Division of Human Rights Watch


  • Mr. Mark Hiznay, Senior Researcher, Arms Division
  • Ms. Bonnie Docherty, Senior Researcher, Arms Division

For more information about HRW’s Arms Division’s work, see: http://www.hrw.org/topic/arms/
For more information about this side event, contact Mary Wareham: wareham@hrw.org

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Uragan Cluster Munition Rocket Ukraine HRW 599X399

Remnants of a misfired Uragan cluster munition rocket lying in a field in territory controlled by the Ukrainian government near Novomykhailivka, Ukraine on October 14, 2014. © 2014 Ole Solvang/Human Rights Watch