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LeBrun, Emile and Jonah Leff. 2014 ‘Weapons Tracing in Sudan and South Sudan - Introduction.’ Small Arms Survey 2014: Women and Guns; Chapter 7, pp. 213-214. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press and the Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 16 June

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Weapons Tracing in Sudan and South Sudan

The systematic identification and tracing of small arms, light weapons, and their associated ammunition have uncovered patterns of illicit arms supply to non-state groups in Sudan and South Sudan…

- GoS stockpiles are the primary source of weapons to non-state armed groups of all allegiances in Sudan and South Sudan, through deliberate arming and battlefield capture…

- Investigations reveal that South Sudanese armed groups are in possession of an increasing number of weapons whose factory marks and serial numbers have been removed, a tactic designed to undermine identification and tracing…

[GoS = Government of Sudan]

ID: Q11038

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