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Press Release
April 2, 2013

Amnesty International USA issued comments following adoption by the U.N. General Assembly of a global Arms Trade Treaty

News
April 1, 2013
The UN has adopted a new treaty that will prohibit states from transferring arms when they know they will be used to commit or facilitate genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes.
News
March 28, 2013
In a deeply cynical move, Iran, North Korea and Syria have stalled an Arms Trade Treaty aimed at prohibiting states from transferring arms to countries commiting serious abuses.
Press Release
March 28, 2013

Amnesty International called the mortar attack on Damascus University today a serious violation of the laws of war demonstrating “callous disregard” for civilians. The attack reportedly killed up t...

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