PRESS RELEASE, 6 November 2010
Issued by Afri and Irish CND
Marking the International Day of Action Against Depleted Uranium Weapons on Saturday 6th November, the Irish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and Afri are urging the Oireachtas to pass without further delay the Prohibition of Depleted Uranium Weapons Bill, introduced as a Private Members Bill last year in the Seanad, where it has been approved with all-party support. (more…)
Afri has been a member of the Cluster Munitions Coalition since it began operating in Ireland in early 2008. We were actively involved in the Dublin Diplomatic Conference on Cluster Munitions, which negotiated an historic treaty to ban these weapons in May 2008. Susan Hensel, of the Cluster Munitions Coalition continues to work from the Afri offices.
Cluster Munitions Campaign Update
For more information on the Cluster Munitions Coalition: http://www.stopclustermunitions.org/