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United Nations

8 October 2006

Toronto Star (Ontario), Opinion

Remember the excitement nearly 10 years ago when the treaty to ban land mines was signed in Ottawa? What began as a small, grassroots campaign had achieved a legally binding international agreement to banish the scourge of anti-personnel mines from the planet. October offers a similar opportunity to tackle the horrific excesses of the arms trade. Later this month, the UN will vote on a resolution to start work on an Arms Trade Treaty, exactly 10 years after it was asked... (

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