Israel

Eos weapons study in Lebanon, September 2006 - interim report

By Dai Williams, independent researcher Eos, Surrey, UK. Published on September 2006.

Evidence of uranium contamination in combat zones

Original title: Evidence of “almost natural” Uranium contamination in recent combat zones indicates the development and use of large uranium weapons.

UN priorities for investigating uranium

Original title: UN priorities for investigating uranium and other suspected illegal weapons in the Israel/Lebanon conflict.

 

Lebanon Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment (Source Unep)

Published in January 2007 by the United Nations Environment Programme.

No Evidence of Radioactive Residue in Lebanon (Source Unep)

Statement attributable to Achim Steiner, United Nations Under-Secretary General and UNEP Executive Director. Published on 7 November 2006.

NAIROBI, 7 November, 2006 – The fieldwork of the post conflict environmental assessment of Lebanon has been completed by a team from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which carried out its work in Lebanon from 30 September to 21 October 2006.

Phosphorus shells used in Lebanon invasion (UN)

By Steve Connor, Science Editor. Published on The Independent on 8 November 2006.

Abstract: Israel fired artillery shells containing white phosphorus in its recent conflict with Hizbollah militants in the Lebanon, according to an official investigation by the United Nations.

White phosphorus is banned under the Geneva Convention when used against civilians or in civilian areas, although Israel insists that the shells were directed against solely military targets.

Report of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Lebanon

Abstract: The Council should take the initiative to promote urgent action to
include cluster munitions to the list of weapons banned under
international law. The Council should request the relevant
international bodies, including the Meetings of States Parties to the
Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain
Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects and to the Convention on the Prohibition
of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel


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