Every year 25.000 people become victims of landmines.
20 minutes a person is killed or mutilatetd by a mine.
110 million landmines
- are laid.
of used cluster bombs and cluster munitions is similar.
The use of
landmines, cluster bombs and cluster munitions is arbitrary and uncontrolled.
In about 25
countries cluster bombs and cluster munitions are in use.
More than 60
countries store such amunition in unbelievable quantity.
Only the US,
China, and Russia together possess about 3 billion pieces.
still refuse a ban on landmines, cluster bombs, and cluster munition.
Reason: "There is no international majority in favor of that."
Source: landmine.de pdf