Find Gun Policy Facts

Armed violence prevention, gun control laws and the small arms trade:

Gun Policy News

United Nations

20 May 2006, Issue 18

This is the first of two articles concerning the UN conference to review the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat, and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms which will be held in New York 26 June ­7 July 2006. The second article is: Traffic: Guns, Drugs, Women. There was always been a trade in weapons parallel to the trade carried on from one government to the other. While these "merchants of death" may not be as colourful as Sir Basil Zaharoff (1849-1936) of... (

Read More:, Issue 18