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ICBL News - September 2008

Welcome to the September 2008 issue of ICBL News.

We strongly encourage national campaigns to contribute to each newsletter and welcome any requests for clarification or comments.

Contents include an editorial on the urgency to protect civilians from indiscriminate weapons; articles on: the complementary nature of the Mine Ban Treaty and Convention on Cluster Munitions, lessons learned on victim assistance, non-compliance with the Mine Ban Treaty provisions, the People's Treaty, Landmine Monitor Report 2008, as well as news in brief and news from the campaigns.

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Contents and contributors:

Editorial: The Urgency to Protect Civilian Lives

High Standards for Civilian Protection -- The Mine Ban Treaty and the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Victim Assistance from Ottawa to Oslo -- Building on Lessons Learned through the Mine Ban Treaty, Wanda Muñoz, Handicap International

Mine Ban Treaty: How Should States Parties Address Cases of Non-Compliance?

Let's Make History Happen Again: Collect Signatures for the People's Treaty, Nancy Ingram, Mines Action Canada

Tenth Landmine Monitor Report Set for November, Jackie Hansen, Landmine Monitor

News in Brief

Campaign News