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UK government in 'denial and disarray' over treaty it helped create to regulate the arms trade

The UK government has switched from being an enthusiastic backer of the international Arms Trade Treaty into one of the most significant violators, international agency Oxfam will say today at the...

MPs call to suspend arms sale to Saudi Arabia: Government cannot turn a blind eye says Oxfam

Reacting to the International Development Committee's letter to the Government regarding the Yemen crisis, and recognising the dire humanitarian and security situation for the people...

Arms Trade Treaty signing

In reaction to 62 states signing the Arms Trade Treaty today at the United Nations in New York, Anna Macdonald, Head of Arms Control, Oxfam said: "More...

Governments sign historic global treaty to regulate the $85bn arms trade

Millions of lives to be protected as poorly regulated arms trade is brought under control History will be made today at the United Nations as many governments sign an Arms Trade Treaty designed...

Battle for an Arms Trade Treaty continues as Governments opt to delay final deal

Lack of Political Courage by Major Players Blamed for Delay in Negotiations     New York  : The fight to end the illegal and irresponsible arms trade goes on after...

Sales of parts for weapons must be as tightly regulated as sale of weapons themselves, says Oxfam

New treaty must avoid leaving 'dangerous loophole' The prospective new international Arms Trade Treaty must regulate the sale of parts and components being used to maintain or manufacture...

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