Tagged: small arms

Press Release

Arms traffickers can too easily navigate the patchwork of national arms regulations, fuelling conflict while avoiding arrest and extradition, because countries have been too weak or reluctant to pass an international arms trade treaty, says international agency Oxfam.

Press Release
US and Zimbabwe only countries to vote against

Today 147 states at the United Nations voted overwhelmingly to move forward with work on an Arms Trade Treaty. The Control Arms campaign welcomed the vote but called for more urgency from states to advance the process.

Press Release
ATT candle vigil in India. Credit: Control Arms.

As the world’s governments prepare for a crucial vote at the United Nations on the future of an Arms Trade Treaty, the Control Arms campaign urged all states to back the resolution on the ATT.

Campaign article
Indonesia, after the Tsunami of December 2004. Credit: Jim Holmes/Oxfam

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