- 7 Apr 2021
Latest figures show RAF airstrikes targeted 4,369 militants in Iraq and Syria since 2014; MOD maintains claim only one civilian killed
These new figures include 4,066 militants killed (93% of total), with 303 more militants wounded (7%).
- 31 Mar 2021
INEW turns ten – a decade of progress and challenges
This week marks ten years since INEW was founded by a group of NGOs calling for immediate action to prevent human suffering from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas.
- 22 Oct 2020
The impact of explosive weapons on children in Iraq
AOAV examines some of the lasting impacts for children from the use of explosive weapons in Iraq.
- 21 Oct 2020
The UK’s 2019 defence and security exports – examined
Despite a £3billion drop in defence orders from 2018, the UK still sold £11billion of weapons last year (2019), constituting 16% of the global defence market. This is roughly one-third of America’s 47% market share. The annual value of UK’s defence exports is 1,375% greater compared to 25 years ago.
- 20 Oct 2020
Heavy losses as Azerbaijan makes gains in Fuzuli
The current military escalation between Armenia and Azerbaijan is the most serious since the 1991-1994 conflict in which 30,000 were killed.
- 16 Oct 2020
The impact of explosive weapons on children in Syria
AOAV examines some of the lasting impacts for children from the use of explosive weapons in Syria.
- 14 Oct 2020
10 killed in Azerbaijan as Nagorno-Karabakh truce unravels
10 people were killed, and 34 injured, when Armenian forces fired missiles on a residential area of Azerbaijan’s second city, Ganja, on 11 October.
- 5 Oct 2020
Nagorno-Karabakh: a rapid descent
A sudden shift in tactics - on both sides - in the Armenian-Azerbaijan conflict has meant that civilians are increasingly being targeted in this decades-long war
- 4 Oct 2020
The impact of explosive violence on children in Yemen
Between 2015 and 2020, at least 3,153 children have died in Yemen and 5,660 children have been injured. This report looks at the impact of explosive violence on children in a country beset by years of war.
- 1 Oct 2020
The impact of the conflict in Afghanistan on civilian mental health
Afghanistan continually ranks among the most dangerous places in the world to be a civilian. The psychological impact of this on Afghani civilians is profound.
- 23 Sep 2020
Review: History of Bombs by Ai Weiwei at the Imperial War Museum
For the first time since 1936, the Imperial War Museum’s iconic atrium has been lent out in its entirety to a single artist: Ai Weiwei, highlighting his History of Bombs exhibition.
- 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