Monthly Archives: June 2015

FIFA and arms dealers corrupting beautiful game June 16

FIFA and Arms Dealers Corrupting the Beautiful Game

Written by Martin Butcher, Policy Advisor on Arms and Conflict at Oxfam International I was angry as I sat down to watch the sublime skills of Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team mates in the Champions League Final, knowing that football and my work on the arms trade had become linked in the corruption row bringing […]

democracy-overrated June 02

6 Areas where the #ArmsTreaty Process could go Horribly Wrong

Written by Lorey Campese, Control Arms When I started campaigning for a bulletproof #ArmsTreaty, things were a little different. The ATT didn’t exist, but there was an energy I hadn’t seen before to get the job done. When governments took the floor, they talked about saving lives, preventing human rights abuses, and delivering the “strongest Treaty […]