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UN: Don’t waste historic chance for a lifesaving Arms Trade Treaty

Headline Title:  UN: Historic chance for lifesaving Arms Trade Treaty 18 March 2013 The time has come for world leaders to address the poorly regulated global arms trade that fuels grave human rights abuses of tens of millions of people and claims countless lives each year, Amnesty International said today as the Final UN Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) opened in New York. The negotiations from 18-28 March are an opportunity for states to agree rules to end irresponsible arms transfers across borders that fuel grave abuses of human rights. This is an acid test for states…

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