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Bahrain,United Nations

11 July 2006

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain)

A global petition against the arms trade, which included over 2,000 people from Bahrain, has failed to receive backing from the United Nations (UN) at a small arms review conference in New York. Petition organisers claimed the conference failed after being "hijacked" by a small number of states that obstructed progress in talks on global standards for international arms transfers, strengthening national laws to prevent gun deaths and support for survivors of gun... (

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