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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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March 27, 2013
Sometimes a simple but potentially revolutionary idea can change the world for the better. But it often takes a crisis to galvanize people to take action, and that's how the idea for a global Arms Tra...
Press Release
March 27, 2013
Elements of government forces, along with armed militias, are carrying out multiple large-scale attacks against civilians in North Darfur in what represents the worst instance of violence in recent ye...
Press Release
March 27, 2013

It is encouraging that the final draft of a groundbreaking U.N. Arms Trade Treaty forces states to assess the risk of human rights violations before allowing arms sales to go ahead.

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