Monday, 30 July 2012

“Time is ripe for a robust international legal framework to limit and regulate the arms trade”

Filed under: Disarmament,Human Rights — story spotted by Catherine Morris @ 07:42 PDT

GENEVA – States that are currently negotiating the first legally-binding Arms Trade Treaty must make the most of this opportunity to limit and regulate the arms trade in a way that prevents grave human rights violations, the Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order, Mr. Alfred de Zayas, urged on Friday.

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