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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

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.
Press Release
March 28, 2013

Iran, North Korea and Syria have thwarted the adoption of an Arms Trade Treaty aimed at prohibiting states from transferring conventional weapons to countries when they know those weapons will be u...

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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