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The Myth of the UN Gun Grab

Angela Kane | Posted 05.19.2013 | World
Angela Kane

Don't be deceived by the gun-grab rhetoric. An international commitment to strong standards on arms transfers will help to ensure that the global arms trade meets the legitimate security needs of all countries.

Race Against Time for an Arms Trade Treaty

Louis Belanger | Posted 09.18.2012 | World
Louis Belanger

As the final date of the Arms Trade Treaty Conference gets ever closer, there is an increasing willingness by States to aim at compromise to achieve a treaty. What is certain, though, is that States must not use the 'spectre' of consensus to conclude the conference with a weak treaty.

A tank is in the streets of central London (VIDEO)!

Louis Belanger | Posted 08.28.2012 | World
Louis Belanger

Yesterday Oxfam and Amnesty drove a tank around central London, startling passers-by and even getting stopped by the police for a documentation check.