Chinese-­made Type-­72SP antivehicle landmines are stacked in preparation for their destruction in eastern Libya on March 21, 2012.

The Libyans have begun respecting their 2011 pledge to destroy the hundreds of thousands of landmines in their possession. Now the work needs to continue to ensure that these indiscriminate weapons cannot be used in Libya or anywhere else. Read more about the destruction of landmines Human Rights Watch witnessed on a recent research mission to Libya here

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