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Soviet-Era Weaponry Found Hidden on North Korean Freighter
World  (tags: Panama, North Korea, weapons, smuggling, world, UnitedNations, government, news, politics )

Carrie
- 671 days ago - washingtonpost.com
When law enforcement agents boarded a rusty, aging North Korean freighter making a rare journey down the Panama Canal last week, they had been tipped off that they would find narcotics, Panamanian officials said.
Panama Stops Ship Allegedly Smuggling Missile Material to North Korea
World  (tags: Panama, North Korea, weapons, smuggling, world, violence, society, government, news )

Carrie
- 676 days ago - abc.net.au
The president of Panama says a North Korean ship has been caught trying to smuggle sophisticated missile equipment through the Panama Canal.
UN Puts Human Rights at Heart of Historic Arms Trade Treaty
World  (tags: United Nations, Arms Trade Treaty, votes, weapons, trade, humanrights, GoodNews, death, war, violence )

Angelika
- 780 days ago - amnesty.org
Today, governments at the UN adopted by a wide margin an Arms Trade Treaty that will prohibit states from transferring conventional weapons to countries when they know those weapons will be used to commit or facilitate genocide, crimes against humanity >
France Launches Bombing of Northern Mali, With Canadian Support
World  (tags: Algeria, Canada, France, world, humanrights, war, peace, Mali, Touareg, capitalism, greed, ethics, weapons, death, conflict )

Nancy
- 852 days ago - rabble.ca
It is ironic that since the death of Osama Bin Laden, the US military boasts that Al-Qaeda is on the run and has no ability to wage its war. Meanwhile, any time there is a need for intervention, there is suddenly a new Al-Qaeda threat that comes out of...
UN Vote Backs Precautionary Approach to Depleted Uranium Weapons
World  (tags: depleted uranium weapons, weapons, humanrights, world, war, health, research, risks, disease )

Nancy
- 927 days ago - bandepleteduranium.org
The resolution was tabled by the Non-Aligned Movement and, as with previous years, the text was actively opposed by the US, UK and France. First Committee resolutions are voted on for a second time early in December by the full UN General Assembly.
Ban Weaponized Drones From the World ACTION
World  (tags: drones, weapons, civilians, human rights, ethics, US, freedoms, conflict, violence, death )

Nancy
- 967 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Meticulous researchers have documented that U.S. drones are killing many innocent civilians in Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere. Drones are making the world less stable and creating new enemies. Their remoteness provides those responsible with a sense of-
Take Action for Peaceful Solutions in Syria ACTION US
World  (tags: world, humanrights, war, peace, Syria, ethics, weapons, death, conflict )

Nancy
- 1001 days ago - act.peaceactionwest.org
Flooding the country with more weapons or launching a military intervention would only create more violence and draw the US into a complex, violent conflict with no easy solutions.
Ban Assault Weapons ACTION
World  (tags: arms trade, world, guns, weapons, politics, law, violence )

Nancy
- 1018 days ago - signon.org
Mass execution would not be possible without such high capacity weapons. How many people have to die before we ban those weapons? Close to 80000 signatures.
Keep Syrian Weapons Dealer Vladimir Lisin Out of the Olympics. ACTION
World  (tags: genocide, Syria, weapons, Lisin, violence, Olympics, death, crime, human rights, ethics )

Nancy
- 1032 days ago - secure3.convio.net
We need your help to send a strong message to Lord Lord Sebastian Coe, head of the London Olympics Committee: keep enablers of genocide and mass atrocities out of the Olympics Games.
Click. Boom. Stop Arming Human Rights Abusers. ACTION
World  (tags: arms trade, world, guns, weapons, politics, law, violence )

Nancy
- 1037 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Don't let powerful lobbyists stop the US from supporting a strong Arms Trade Treaty. Take action!
Secretary Clinton: Come Clean About the U.S. "Mystery Ship" ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, Clinton, arms, weapons, middle-east, mysteryviolence, usa )

Nancy
- 1160 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Right now, a Dutch ship is transporting U.S. weapons and explosives to an unknown destination. Documents show its cargo includes U.S. cartridges for weapons, fuses, detonators and other ammunition.
Child Soldiers / KONY 2012   video
World  (tags: uganda, warcrimes, religious fanatism, cristianity, weapons, child soldiers, mutilations, rape, child abuse, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, slaughter, killing, crime, cruelty, abuse, terrorism, politics, HumanRights, freedoms, africa )

Xil
- 1172 days ago - youtube.com
KONY 2012 is a film and campaign by Invisible Children that aims to make Joseph Kony famous, not to celebrate him, but to raise support for his arrest and set a precedent for international justice. 30 years kidnapping children to make soldiers.Sign&share
Analysis: Brazil Goes Nuclear
World  (tags: Brazill, nuclear aims, warfare, weapons, nuclear ambitions, society, politics, violence, world, news )

Cal
- 1408 days ago - globalpost.com
Brazil is building nuclear attack submarines that promise to dramatically alter the balance of power off the South American coast.
Israel Caims Flotilla Carries Chemical Weapons   video
World  (tags: israel, flotilla, gaza, palestine, weapons, government, middle-east, politics, violence )

Judith
- 1424 days ago - youtube.com
Israel says an international aid flotilla is carryig chemical weapons which could be used on soldiers attempting to stop i reacing Gaza. The Israeli Defence Force has been ordered to prevent the 10 ships from making it to the Palestinian territories.
10 Weapons That Changed the World
World  (tags: Weapons, World, war, society, people )

Anna
- 1528 days ago - bestcollegesonline.net
George Washington famously once said "A free people ought to be armed." In America, weapons have always been a strong part of the culture -- we associate them with freedom, personal independence and self-reliance. The following weapons sent shock waves....
 

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