CIVIC Georgia After Dropping Cluster Bombs Russia Has Responsibility to Help Civilians

progressive newswire
Monday 4th March, 2013

Georgia: After Dropping Cluster Bombs, Russia Has Responsibility to Help Civilians WASHINGTON – August 15 – Human Rights Watch reported today that on August 12 Russian forces used cluster bombs in two separate attacks on Georgian towns, killing a total of 11 civilians and injuring dozens more. Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC) deplored the use of the indiscriminate weapon and called on Russia to immediately take steps to protect the civilian population from unexploded cluster duds. “These are places where ordinary people are living and working. Russia should never have u…

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