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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. 
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February 27, 2013

In response to today’s House briefing against the Arms Trade Treaty by Rep. Mike Kelly, Amnesty International USA issued the following comment from Michelle Ringuette, chief of campaigns and progra...

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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