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UN: Atrocities fuelled by inaction on Arms Trade Treaty promises

Headline Title:  UN: Atrocities fuelled by inaction on Arms Trade Treaty promises 01 April 2014 Millions of people around the world will continue to suffer the deadly consequences of the poorly regulated global trade in weapons until many more governments take rapid steps to bring the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) into force, Amnesty International warned a year after the UN General Assembly overwhelmingly adopted the treaty.  On 2 April 2013, a total of 155 states voted in the UN General Assembly to adopt the ATT and 118 states have since signed the treaty, indicating their willingness…

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