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Weapons Under International Human Rights Law: Remedies and Reparations

March 31, 2014

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‘Remedies and Reparations’, by Megan Burke and Loren Persi-Vicentic,  in Weapons Under International Human Rights Law, Cambridge University Press. Stuart Casey-Maslen (Editor). Published: March 2014. Remedies for the Unlawful Use of Weapons: Unlawful use of weapons can amount to a violation of the rights to life, liberty, security, freedom from torture, and freedom of assembly […]

Surviving Gun Violence—Update

November 29, 2013

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News from the Surviving Gun Violence Project This project works to highlight the links between gun violence and trauma, impairment, disability, human rights, rehabilitation and recovery. The e-resources section of the website is where +450 articles and studies are available and are cross-referenced to various themes. This is a growing resource and the organisers welcome the contribution of […]

IANSA Survivors Network – Call for Participation

March 20, 2012

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International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) Survivors Network IANSA launched  a survivors’ network in 2012. Read more here (links can be found below): It is with great pleasure that I officially announce to you the launch of the IANSA Survivors Network as a new space in our community to strengthen our advocacy for survivors’ […]

Surviving Gun Violence Project

March 13, 2012

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The Social Dimensions of Health Institute (SDHI) announced that their first webinar will take place on Thursday 15th March 2012 at 10am (UK time) and will be led by Cate Buchanan of the Surviving Gun Violence Project.” “Synopsis:Over the last twenty years a significant body of work has sought to better understand the nature and […]

VA and International Events Coming Soon in 2012

January 21, 2012

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Some international events relevant to victim assistance coming in the first part of 2012:  22-24 January 2012, The 5th International Shafallah Forum, in Doha The Forum will highlight aspects of humanitarian crises from preparedness to response to recovery and rebuilding for persons with disabilities. For more information about the meeting, click here.  For more information […]

3rd Preparatory Committee on the Arms Trade Treaty

July 16, 2011

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The third session of the preparatory committee for the UN Conference on an Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) met at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City from 11–15 July 2011.  For more information about advocacy to have strong victim assistance provisions in the ATT, click here. Suela Lala, a lawyer and gun violence survivor working […]

International Network on Explosive Weapons call on States and other actors

July 8, 2011

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International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW) INEW calls on states and other actors to work for full realisation of the rights of victims and survivors. Preventing and reducing the suffering experienced by people is the primary motivation for INEW’s work.  As such, ensuring that victims and survivors of explosive weapons use are able to fully […]