Five years of the ban convention

Five years after the Convention on Cluster Munitions entered into force, it is widely viewed as a humanitarian disarmament success story. Yet United States remains on the sidelines as a non-signatory.

Civilian victims from cluster munitions in Yemen

Civilians including a child have been wounded in cluster munition attacks in Yemen's Saada governorate as the Saudi Arabia-led coalition continues its offensive in the Houthi-controlled territory. Two of the three types of cluster munitions used in Saada are US-made.