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Political leaders challenged to deliver on Arms Trade Treaty promises

Headline Title:  Political leaders must deliver on Arms Trade Treaty promises 03 June 2013 Amnesty International today challenged governments to deliver on their promises to rapidly and rigorously implement the lifesaving Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), as 62 states signed the landmark agreement at the United Nations in New York on Monday.The ATT would prohibit states from transferringconventional weapons to countries when they know those weapons would be used to commit or facilitate genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes. At least 500,000 people die every year on average and millions…

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