Posts Tagged ‘demining’

This is a huge issue in Indochina.  Millions of land mines remain in Cambodia and Vietnam.  Every twenty minutes, somebody in the world steps on a land mine; every third person will die.  The others will likely lose more than one limb.  Please watch this campaign video by the UN.  It’s a bit disturbing, but will illustrate to you the reality of this issue that people around the world are living with every day.


Get involved in organisations that are working to get rid of these hideous weapons!


For the record, China and some other Asian states have not signed the Ottawa Treaty – they haven’t outlawed the use of land mines.  This isn’t a specifically Asian problem though.  Look it up!


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