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By TOLonews.com

25 April 2011

At least five Afghan civilians were wounded in a roadside bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, local officials said. (more…)

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By Nasrat Shoaib (AFP)

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Fourteen Afghan civilians were killed and four others injured Thursday when a minivan struck a bomb in a Taliban heartland of southern Afghanistan.

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Source: Missionary International Service News Agency (MISNA)
Date: 26 Nov 2010
http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/VVOS-8BKSZJ?OpenDocument

The conditions of civilians recovering in hospitals is “dramatic” and their conditions, because of the lack of medicine and medical equipment “is a serious cause of concern”, said Mohammed Yousuf, director of the Medina hospital in Mogadishu, one of the largest in Somalia.

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Larry Freund
New York
22 November 2010
VOA News

The United Nations Security Council on Monday called for the protection of civilians threatened by conflict.

The 15-member Security Council adopted a statement expressing deep regret that civilians continue to account for the vast majority of casualties in armed conflicts.  The statement demands that all relevant parties put an end to such practices and recognizes that nations bear the primary responsibility to ensure the human rights of all individuals within their borders.

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Source: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Date: 09 Nov 2010

West Bank

Israeli forces injured 23 Palestinians, the large majority of them in clashes in East Jerusalem. Since the beginning of 2010, Israeli forces have injured 1,051 Palestinians, up nearly 40 percent from the equivalent period in 2009 (755 injuries). Around half of 2010 injuries took place during confrontations in East Jerusalem. Two members of Israeli forces were also injured this week.
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VOA News
November 10, 2010

The NATO-led force in Afghanistan says insurgents were responsible for the deaths of more than 100 Afghan civilians last month and more than 200 civilian injuries, despite the Taliban’s claims that it has protected ordinary citizens.

NATO said the Taliban’s message does not match the reality that every day, insurgents are deliberately killing, injuring and intimidating Afghans.

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VIENTIANE, 8 November 2010 (IRIN)

Delegates from more than 100 countries are discussing the Convention on Cluster Munitions at the First Meeting of States Parties on 9 November in Vientiane, Laos, the world’s most affected country.


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