Arms Control and the ATT in the News


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October 2017

Amnesty just one step towards silencing the guns
02 October 2017

September 2017

Yemen In The Time Of Cholera
Cesar Jaramillo -Huffington Post
21 September 2017

DSEI 2017: Michael Fallon outlines vision for increasing UK arms trade after Brexit
Lizzie Dearden, Independent
13 September 2017

Defence fair sparks questions about UK arms exports
Paraic O’Brien, Channel 4
13 September 2017

Herts firms marketing arms to ‘brutal’ regimes at Defence and Security Equipment International fair
Harriet Clugston
13 September 2017

DSEI 2017: Inside the world’s biggest arms fair in London
Lizzie Dearden, Independent
13 September 2017

Arms Trade Treaty: Stop ‘Shuffling Paper’ and Start Saving Lives
Front Page Africa
12 September 2017

Dsei protest: More than 100 people arrested at world’s biggest arms fair in London
Patrick Grafton-Green, Standard
12 September 2017

UK ministers attend weapons fair but ignore UN event on illicit arms trade
Rebecca Ratcliffe, The Guardian
12 September 2017

Keine Rüstungsexporte an Kriegsparteien
Von Olaf Standke, Neues Deutschland
12 September 2017

Armas: a caixa de Pandora das exportações brasileiras
Jefferson Nascimento, Nexo Jornal
12 September 2017

At Geneva conference, stakeholders raise concerns on global arms trade
Nigerian Tribune
12 September 2017

I’ve seen how arms sales fuel deadly suffering in Yemen. We must stop them
By Radhya al-Mutawakel, The Guardian
11 September 2017

Brasil atrasa ratificação de tratado que regula comércio de armas
Guilherme Magalhaes, Folha d S.Paulo
09 September 2017

Foreign minister urges full implementation of arms treaty
By Simon Bradley,
11 September 2017

UK has sold £3.6 billion worth of arms to Saudi Arabia since conflict with Yemen began, report finds as DSEI begins
Rachel Roberts, Independent
11 September 2017

UN’s Arms Trade Treaty ‘too weak to make a difference’
Ben Knight, Deutsche Welle
11 September 2017


April 2017

What joining the Arms Trade Treaty means for CanadaThailand Preparing to Ratify Arms Trade Treaty
Kornchanok Raksaseri – Bankok Post
16 April 2017

Canada to join global Arms Trade Treaty under legislation tabled Thursday
Murray Brewster – CBC News
13 April 2017

March 2017

Uganda: 500 Ugandans Shot Dead in Three Years 

Paul Adude – All Africa

25 March 2017

Yemen: Multibillion-Dollar Arms Sales by USA and UK Reveal Shameful Contradiction With Aid Efforts

Amnesty International

23 March 2017

Arms Trade Treaty Important 

Cara L. Foster – Barbados Advocate

16 March 2017

Why the Global Arms Trade is Booming 

M.F. – The Economist

7 March 2017

ECOWAS: 13 of 15 Member States Ratify Treaty on Arms

Alex Enumah – This Day

4 March 2017

Civil Society Remains Vital to Success of Arms Control Processes

Robert Perkins – UNA-UK – blog

1 March 2017

February 2017

Croatian Agency Backs BIRN’s Arms Investigation

Lawrence Marzouk, Jelena Svircic – Balkan Insight

22 February 2017

Five Questions the UK Government Must Answer Regarding Arms to Saudi Arabia

Imran Uppal -Amnesty International UK- blog

15 February 2017

January 2017

Office of Disarmament Affairs, World Customs Organization Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Combating Trafficking in Small Arms, Light Weapons

ReliefWeb – UN Office of Disarmament Affairs

03 January 2017

December 2016

Arms Trade Treaty Falling Down in Yemen

IPS News – Lyndal Rowlands

27 December 2016

Another Special Relationship: UK Arms Sales to Saudi ‘Violate’ Int’l Obligations

Sputnik News

19 December 2016

November 2016

UN Security Council Seats Taken by Arms Exporters

IPS News Agency

November 28, 2016

The Guardian view on Yemen: stop helping the killing

The Guardian

November 6, <

October 2016

Brazil’s Merchants of Death

The New York Times

October 23, 2016

Not so sunny ways: Canada looks the other way on arms scrutiny

Amy Lubik – Vancouver Observer

October 7, 2016

High time for Malaysia to ratify the Arms Trade Treaty

Malaysia Kini – M Kulasegaran

October 5, 2016

September 2016

More Needed To Tackle Small Arms Trade – Holness

The Gleaner

September 25, 2016

Commons committee to scrutinize arms export controls

The Globe and Mail

September 23, 2016

“Arms deals are a major threat to security, peace and human rights” – UN Independent Expert

UN Human Rights Office of the Commissioner

September 22, 2016

Corruption is major obstacle to achieving Agenda 2030, Nigerian leader tells UN Assembly

UN News Centre

September 20, 2016

The saga of Britain’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia hits a disturbing new low

The Conversation

September 19, 2016

Report: Obama administration arms sales offers to Saudi Arabia top $115 billion

Business Insider

September 7, 2016

August 2016

Greater transparency around the arms trade would save countless lives

By Anna Macdonald, The Guardian

USA – August 25, 2016

Oxfam: UK ‘in denial’ over Saudi arms sales


August 24, 2016

Pressure mounts on Western powers to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia

France 24

August 23, 2016

Des ONG dénoncent les controversées ventes d’armes françaises à l’Arabie saoudite

France 24

August 23, 2016

La difficile réglementation du marché des armes

Le Temps

August 23, 2016
Traité sur le commerce des armes : quel bilan deux ans après ?


August 22, 2016

Arms sales to Saudi ‘illicit’ due to civilian deaths in Yemen: campaigners


August 22, 2016

Vocação de protagonista, atitude de coadjuvante

Folha de S.Paulo

Brazil – August 23, 2016

El control de comercio de armas es un reto vital para México, dice canciller

La Vanguardia

Mexico – August 24, 2016

صفقات السلاح السعوية.. مصالح مشتركة ومعاناة تتصاعد

El Badil

Egypt – August 24, 2016


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