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Armed Conflict More Lethal, Deaths from Global Violence Decrease

A report released Friday stemming from a small arms survey estimates 508,000 people have met a violent death every year from 2007 to 2012.  Nevertheless authors of The Global Burden of Armed Violence 2015 note the number represents a small decrease in the number of global violent deaths reported in previous years. The three percent decline from the number of violent deaths recorded between 2004 and 2007 is a bit of good news.  But, small comfort to the more than 1.5 billion...

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