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Lebanon becomes the ATT’s 102nd State Party

Lebanon becomes the ATT’s 102nd State Party

Lebanon has become the 102nd State Party to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) after depositing its instrument of ratification at the UN on Thursday, 9 May 2019. As the second ATT State Party in the Middle East, after Palestine’s accession in 2017, Lebanon’s ratification...

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The USA announces intention to withdraw signature from the Arms Trade Treaty

The USA announces intention to withdraw signature from the Arms Trade Treaty

The White House announced that it will withdraw the US’ signature from the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Following the US’s withdrawal from two other key instruments, the Paris Agreement and the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, this is another step back by the US from rules-based international cooperation which aims to reduce human suffering.

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Judging Against Our Lives

Judging Against Our Lives

Written by Radhya Almutawakel, a Yemen-based human rights defender and co-founder of Mwatana Organization for Human Rights,...

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Four Years On, It’s Time For Action

Four Years On, It’s Time For Action

Four years ago the Arms Trade Treaty opened for signature in New York. Almost 70 world leaders were in the audience, eager to be among the first to sign the ATT. It was a celebratory day, full of ambitious statements of what this new Treaty, the first to...

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