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A Colombian soldiers sits atop an armoured personnel carrier (APC), in position along a road in Miranda, Cauca department, Colombia, on March 28, 2011
Thursday, May. 03, 2012

Open quoteHow can the sale of bananas be more tightly controlled than the sale of machine guns? Close quote

  • head of Oxfam's control arms campaign, pressing for a new international arms trade treaty after an Oxfam report claimed billions of dollars worth of weapons and ammunition have been bought by countries subject to arms embargoes
Photo: LUIS ROBAYO / AFP / GettyImages | Source: Guardian