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Artists write to UN leader Ban Ki-moon on 'a matter of life and death'

Headline Title:  Artists write to UN leader Ban Ki-moon on global arms trade 02 July 2012 International artists including Keira Knightley, Yoko Ono, Scarlett Johansson, Coldplay, Tim Roth, Annie Lennox and Kevin Spacey have joined forces to demand governments take immediate action to help improve regulation of the international arms trade.  On Monday, representatives from more than 190 governments meet in New York for the first day of a month-long negotiation at the United Nations to agree an Arms Trade Treaty, which will control the supply of weapons, ammunition and armaments. An…

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