Cluster bombs or cluster munitions scattered around the targeted region as a rain of grenades. Many of these “grenades” do not explode on the ground. The Red Cross says there are 400 million people living on land sown with these bombs.
Brazil is one of the countries that produce, store and export to countries like Iran and Saudi Arabia, such war artifacts.
In December 2008, in Norway, 94 countries signed a treaty to ban this type of weapon, but how Brazil participated in the convention only as an observer, was exempted from the commitment to extinguishing this horror. On Wednesday, 03/18 / 09, a new event for this purpose took place at UN headquarters in New York. What happened? I did not find any news about it!