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Landmines and Cluster Munitions: Now Canada is fully committed

“Handicap International Canada welcomes Canada’s ratification of the Convention on Cluster Munitions and the announcement made by Minister Nicholson about new funds for humanitarian demining” says Jerome Bobin, Executive Director of Handicap International in Montreal. The charity has shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for its action against landmines and it has contributed, with […]

Syria: one million injured, a mutilated future

Since the Syrian conflict began four years ago, on 15 March 2011, more than 191,000 people have died, one million people have been injured, and the toll continues to rise. Tens of thousands of victims now require orthopaedic-fitting and rehabilitation care. An entire generation of injured and maimed people need immediate and long-term care. Handicap […]

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