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Message from the front line: Adopt a strong arms treaty ‘before millions more die’

Headline Title:  Arms Trade Treaty: Message from the front line 06 March 2013 No one knows the global arms trade’s devastating effects more vividly than those who live and work on the front lines of armed conflict and in areas ravaged by violence delivered from the barrels of small arms. Far removed from such scenes are most of the diplomats who will gather at the United Nations this month to thrash out – and hopefully adopt – the final text of a historic global treaty to regulate arms transfers worldwide. One man who has set foot in both worlds is Mujahid Alam, a retired Pakistani…

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