Tag: arms control

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Control Arms: Rolling around London… in a Tank!

Yesterday, Oxfam and Amnesty International UK drove a tank around central London, startling passers-by and even getting stopped by the police for a documentation check. Just days away...

Scottish dad takes Arms Trade Treaty campaign to the United Nations

David Grimason has today announced he will take his campaign for a strong Arms Trade Treaty to the United Nations during the final talks in New York. Mr Grimason's son Alistair was two-years-old...

Bananas, Flyers, and the Control Arms Tank

Janek Seevaratnam reports on the day Control Arms campaigners took a trip to London...with a tank in tow ...

Dying for a robust Arms Trade Treaty

After nine years of campaigning for a legally binding agreement that controls the arms trade on an international level, we are now on the final hurdle to make this a reality.  Next month world...

12,000 of you have voiced your concern for Syria

More than 12,000 people signed our petition on Syria for Ban Ki-moon. Our CEO, Barbara Stocking, took your signatures to Ban, the UN Secretary General. Barbara says: "I raised our concerns...

Leeds 'Die-In' for an Arms Trade Treaty

More than one person dies every minute from armed violence. An Arms Trade Treaty would control the shamefully unregulated small weapons trade, but only if it's as robust as possible. ...

ATT banana: Tweet me, then eat me

Arms Trade Treaty campaign - bananas outside the box

When you spend most of your day sitting in an office, eyes fixed on the computer screen, or stuck in the library trying to understand your essay question (let alone answer it), it can be difficult...

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How you can use a banana to control the arms trade

In 2006, you persuaded 153 governments to begin work on a global Arms Trade Treaty. But the job is not done and there is a real danger that governments agree a treaty that is too weak. We need your...

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