17 January 2013
Cluster Munition Use in Syria
One of many children in a field hospital in Aleppo after sustaining injuries in a cluster bomb attack by the Syrian air force. © Amnesty International
There has been documented ongoing and widespread use of Cluster Munitions in Syria by the Syrian Government, with more than 150 cluster bomb attacks in at least 119 locations across Syria in the period from August 2012 through mid-February 2013, according to CMC member organisation, Human Rights Watch.
To read more, including what the Cluster Munition Coalition is calling for, and which states have condemned Syria's use of cluster munitions to date, please see the dedicated web page on the situation in Syria.