Antipersonnel land mines are among the deadliest and most insidious weapons in the world today: their aim is to maim for life, they cannot distinguish between the footfall of a soldier and that of a child and they recognize no cease-fire or end to war. More than 110 million active mines are scattered in sixty-four countries and the problem is growing worse at a dramatic rate.
"International Law And Anti-Personnel Landmines,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 2
, Article 6.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol2/iss3/6