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‘Another way to deal with mass atrocities’ – one lawyer’s role in the Arms Trade Treaty

Headline Title:  ‘Another way to deal with mass atrocities’ – one lawyer’s role in the Arms Trade Treaty 24 December 2014 With the global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) entering into force this week, Amnesty International spoke to Clare da Silva, a lawyer who assisted the organization with legal and policy advice over many years through to the treaty negotiations at the United Nations. What particularly inspired you to work on the ATT? My family had come to Canada as refugees from Uganda during the time of Idi Amin. Growing up, my brothers and I often heard stories about the terrible…

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