In the Ukrainian conflict, AOAV has recorded up to the 6 Dec, 21, 349 casualties from explosive weapon use across 4, 432 incidents; this includes some 18, 003 civilian casualties.
This report examines the UK arms export to Afghanistan 2012-2022
This report examines the UK arms export to Bahrain 2012-2022
The UN Secretary-General’s annual report on civilian protection in conflict zones highlights the grave impact of explosive weapons on civilians, especially in populated areas, praises the adoption of a political declaration aimed at strengthening civilian protection, and urges states to swiftly endorse and implement it to prevent further harm.
This report examines the UK arms export to Saudi Arabia from 2012 to 2022.
This report highlights the grave human rights violations and devastation caused by the use of explosive weapons in Sudan’s armed conflict, emphasizing the urgent need for international action, including an arms embargo and targeted sanctions, to protect civilians, ensure accountability, and provide humanitarian assistance.
This report examines the UK arms export to South Sudan 2012-2022
This report examines the UK arms export to Syria 2012-2022
Every Casualty Counts (ECC) released a comprehensive report outlining states’ legal obligations under international human rights and humanitarian law to accurately record casualties in armed conflicts and human rights violations, aiming to improve recognition, acknowledgement, and support for victims and their families.
New analysis by AOAV has found that, since 2012, when Russian armed forces used explosive weapons in towns and cities, 98% of the resulting casualties were civilians.
25 people were killed and 31 injured in a Russian missile strike on Chaplyne’s railway station, 24 Aug.
7 civilians were killed and 19 injured when a Russian cluster bomb targeted a bus stop in Mykolaiv’s Korabelnyi district, 29 July.