CNN – Chinese military lasers injure US military pilots in Africa – 3 May 2018


If true this targeting would violate the Protocol on Blinding Laser Weapons, Protocol IV of the 1980 Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, issued by the United Nations on 13 October 1995. It came into force on 30 July 1998.  As of the end of April 2018, the protocol had been agreed to by 108 states, including the US and China.