- 1 Jun 2021
Blasts from the Recent Past: a narrative of a decade of explosive violence
A narrative report on a decade of explosive violence where AOAV has recorded 357,370 deaths and injuries by explosive weapons in some 28,879 incidents. 73% of these casualties, 262,413, were civilians.
- 12 Sep 2020
Global explosive violence sharply declines during Covid19, new data suggests
There was a 58% decrease globally in civilian victims from explosive violence between April and July 2020, compared to the same four months in 2019
- 27 Jul 2020
The impact of explosive weapons on children in Libya
AOAV examines the lasting impacts for children in Libya from the use of explosive weapons
- 12 May 2020
Artillery shelling on Libya’s capital kills five and wounds many more
On May 6th 2020, artillery shelling killed at least five civilians and wounded 46 in Tripoli.
- 5 Aug 2019
Airstrike in Libya kills more than 40
Yesterday, August 4th 2019, an airstrike by the eastern Libyan forces on the town of Murzuq killed at least 43 and wounded 51.
- 3 Jul 2019
Airstrikes hit detention centre outside Libyan capital
On Tuesday, July 2nd 2019, airstrikes hit the government-run Tajoura Detention Centre just outside the Libyan capital of Tripoli. The attack killed more than 44 and injured at least 130.
- 18 Apr 2019
Rocket attacks kill 6 in Libya’s Tripoli
On Tuesday, April 16th 2019, rockets hit areas across Tripoli, Libya, leaving at least six dead and 35 injured.
- 24 Jan 2018
Double car bombing in Libya’s Benghazi leaves 33 dead outside mosque
Yesterday evening, January 23rd 2018, a double car bombing outside a mosque in Benghazi’s Al Salmani district left at least 33 dead and 50 wounded.
- 1 Nov 2017
At least 17 civilians killed in airstrike on Libya’s Derna
On Monday, October 30th 2017, an airstrike on a home in Libya’s eastern city of Derna killed at least 17 and injured a further 30.
- 5 Oct 2017
At least four killed in Islamic State suicide bombing in Misrata
Yesterday, October 4th 2017, an ISIS claimed suicide bombing killed at least four and injured 39 in Misrata, Libya.
- 11 Jan 2017
A review of international, regional and bilateral initiatives that aim to provide counter-IED assistance
A review of major initiatives that span borders to try to combat the spread of Improvised Explosive Devices
- 2 Jun 2015
Suicide bombs, ISIS and the ‘cubs of the Caliphate’
Multiple suicide bombs carried out by ISIS this week show a pattern of harm to civilians across the Middle East.