The Independent does a humanitarian service by alerting public opinion to this appalling evil ('UN aid goes to landmine makers' and leading article, 6 June). One headline reaches more people than small agencies can hope to do.
The British people will surely support a global ban on the development and manufacture of such devices which are becoming more sophisticated and detection-proof and which go on killing the innocent long after the fighting has ceased, as well as preventing the return of refugees and the planting of food.
Pax Christi, UK
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