Campaigners use graveyard stunt to show impact of global arms trade
Control Arms Coalition activists placed fake tombstones along New York's East River during the final days of Arms Trade Treaty talks. © Control Arms/ Andrew Kelly
Control Arms Coalition campaigners set up a mock graveyard next to the United Nations building in New York on Wednesday as part of their ongoing efforts to advocate for a strong Arms Trade Treaty with key human rights protections.
The activists also staged the fake graveyard stunt outside the UN headquarters. © Control Arms/ Andrew Kelly
Negotiations on the treaty text began at the UN earlier this month and will come to a close on Friday.
To find out more about Amnesty International's work around the treaty, visit our Arms Control and Human Rights campaign page.