Explosive Situation: Qaddafi’s Abandoned Weapons and the Threat to Civilians

Part of the Modern Issues in Conflict Series

Explosive Situation: Qaddafi's Abandoned Weapons and the Threat to Libya's Civilians documents the risks posed to civilians from the extensive stockpiling and spread of the former dictator’s munitions following the 2011 armed conflict. Based on in-country investigations, the report calls on Libya to immediately secure or destroy unstable stockpiles of weapons, and with international support, set out to clear munitions, educate the population about risks, and assist victims.

This report was released by Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC), in partnership with Center for Civilians in Conflict and Center for American Progress in August 2012.



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