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March 7, 2013
At least 200,000 people die every year as an indirect result of conflicts frequently fuelled by the uncontrolled flow of small arms. Many of them are women. Three activists spoke to Amnesty Internatio...
March 6, 2013
No one knows the global arms trade’s devastating effects more vividly than those who live and work on the front lines of armed conflict and in areas ravaged by small arms violence. 
February 28, 2013
Authorities in Morocco are reviewing an article of the country's Penal Code that allowed rapists to escape prosecution if they marry the victim, after a 16-year-old killed herself after being forced t...
February 26, 2013
Colombian human rights defender Angélica Bello died on 16 February in controversial circumstances after receiving threats for her work.

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