New Zealand to help ban killer robots

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, 6 December 2021

The Aotearoa New Zealand government will push for new international law to prohibit and limit autonomous weapons systems, a move announced on 30 November by the Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control, Hon. Phil Twyford. The new policy is detailed in an 11-page Cabinet paper […]

Incendiary weapons condemned again

More than a dozen states have called for international law on incendiary weapons to be reviewed and strengthened in light of civilian casualties, particularly in Syria. Despite these statements and letters, no concrete action has been undertaken yet to address incendiary weapons concerns beyond condemning their use.