Small Arms Survey

News Roundup – 22 September 2014

HRW Report: Lessons from specialized war crimes units in France, Germany and the Netherlands (see here for report). Small Arms Survey Report: Searching for Stability: Perceptions of Security, Justice, and Firearms in Libya (see here for report). Chatham House Event: Reporting undercover in Syria (transcript of interview and Q&A) Syrian Kurdish fighters halt Islamic State …

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News Roundup – 4 June 2013

Small Arms Survey – Armed Actors Issue Brief: Ad Hoc Arsenals – Physical Security and Stockpile Management (PSSM) of Selected Non-State Actors (see here for report). Syrian Commission of Inquiry presents new report on the human rights situation in Syria (see here for report). HRW: Syria: A Stream of Bodies in Aleppo’s River. ICC Prosecutor v Laurent …

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Small Arms Survey ‘Armed Actors Issues Brief’ – ‘Demobilization in the DRC: Armed Groups and the Role of Organizational Control’

In April 2013, the Small Arms Survey published the first edition of its new series ‘Armed Actors Issues Brief’ entitled  ‘Demobilization in the DRC: Armed Groups and the Role of Organizational Control’. The briefing provides exactly the kind of real-life insight into the internal organization of armed groups which we like to share with the …

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Small Arms Survey: guided light weapons reportedly held by non-state armed groups 1998-2012

The Small Arms Survey has recently published new estimates of the number of guided light weapons held by non-State armed groups between 1998-2012.  The information is presented in the form of a table which lists armed groups per country and shows whether the groups are still active as of September 2012. The database is declared to be ‘work-in …

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