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Arms Trade Treaty marks historic breakthrough for human rights after two-decade campaign

Headline Title:  Arms Trade Treaty marks historic breakthrough for human rights after two-decade campaign 22 December 2014 The global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) enters into force on 24 December, marking a breakthrough for human rights after more than two decades of campaigning by Amnesty International and its NGO partners around the world.  For the first time, there is a treaty that explicitly embeds the human rights implications of each arms sale into every transfer.  Amnesty International and its supporters have lobbied and campaigned relentlessly for an ATT since…

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