The UN is now calling for the world “to stop not only the trade but the production of arms.” See the latest gobbledegook by top UN official Alfred De Zayas:
(Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights)
UN rights expert hails Arms Trade Treaty and urges States to do more to also regulate production
GENEVA (3 April 2013) – The United Nations Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order, Alfred de Zayas, welcomed the adoption of first legally-binding UN Arms Trade Treaty that prohibits states from exporting conventional weapons to countries when they know those weapons will be used for genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes.
“Those who sell or facilitate weapons to individuals that will commit human rights violations know that they have responsibility for the death and misery caused by those weapons and at some stage may be liable to face the International Criminal Court for complicity in war crimes and crimes against humanity,” Mr. de Zayas warned. Continue reading ‘After treaty UN calls for total ban on arms production’