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UK Parliament Committee report slams arms sales to repressive regimes

July 17, 2013  No comments
UK Parliament Committee report slams arms sales to repressive regimes

The UK government must urgently explain why it is issuing licences for the sale of lethal weapons to repressive regimes including those on its own list of countries of human rights concern, the Control Arms UK[1] said today.

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APPG on weapons and protection of civilians held annual meeting

February 6, 2013  No comments
APPG on weapons and protection of civilians held annual meeting

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on weapons and protection of civilians held its Annual General Meeting on 22 January 2013, and will continue its work for a second year. The group’s priorities for the year ahead include supporting efforts... Read more

Article 36 endorses NGO statement on disarmament and consensus

November 5, 2012  No comments
Article 36 endorses NGO statement on disarmament and consensus

Article 36 has endorsed a statement coordinated by Reaching Critical Will on disarmament machinery and the rule of consensus. Article 36 considers that abuse of the rule of consensus by a handful of states has played a significant role in preventing... Read more

Campaigners meet to discuss disarmament as humanitarian action

October 30, 2012  No comments
Campaigners meet to discuss disarmament as humanitarian action

Article 36 participated in a Humanitarian Disarmament Campaigns Summit, organized by Human Rights Watch on 20-21 October 2012 along with 28 other non-governmental organizations. The Summit took place in New York on the margins of the UN First Committee on... Read more

Restart disarmament

May 5, 2012

Stay on target: UK should lead way in controlling ar...

April 27, 2012