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Open letter to Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

November 14, 2014  Comments are off
Open letter to Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP Foreign and Commonwealth Office, King Charles Street, London, SW1A 2AH   5 November 2014   Dear Philip, At the annual conference of the Convention on Conventional Weapons (‘CCW’) in Geneva next week, states will have... Read more

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Article 36 Briefing to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Weapons and Protection of...

August 29, 2013  No comments
Article 36 Briefing to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Weapons and Protection of Civilians

As the UK government considers a possible military intervention in the Syria conflict we believe that a fundamental principle must be that UK action should not exacerbate the situation on the ground when it comes to protecting Syrian civilians from explosive weapons.

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.

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