Daily Archives: 20 March 2013

Biting the bullet – why the Arms Trade Treaty must regulate ammunition

By Conor Fortune, News Writer at Amnesty International “When she came out she was covered in blood. There are two bullets still in her head.” No mother should ever have to utter such a chilling line about her child. But … Continue reading

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“I survived three suicide bombings”

Maliha, an Afghan woman now living in Sydney, tells her experiences of the impact of the uncontrolled trade in arms. It was late at night in 1993, and we were asleep. Suddenly we woke to the sound of an airplane … Continue reading

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