Illicit arms trafficking fuels civil wars, contributes to sky-rocketing crime rates and feeds the arsenals of the world's worst terrorists. Particularly troubling is the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons (SA/LW). SA/LW account for an estimated 60-90% of the 100,000+ conflict deaths each year (Small Arms Survey 2005) and tens of thousands of additional deaths outside of war zones. They are also the weapons of choice for many terrorists. Of the roughly 175 terrorist attacks identified in
First Class Modesto Cartagena was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross in 1951 for extraordinary heroism during the Korean War. SFC Modesto Cartagena and his division were ordered to take a hill of strategic military value. Due to immense small-arms and automatic-weapons fire, his squad was forced to seek immediate cover. SFC Cartagena left his position and charged an enemy emplacement, destroying it with a grenade. He successfully and single-handedly destroyed a second enemy emplacement. Even
Angie Lopez Block 3A Coat of Arms A coat of arms is at minimum, a decorated shield. It is a personal logo used by people to identify themselves. The purpose of a coat of arms was used to identify a noble person or family and distinguish them in places like battles. They use symbols on the coat of arms because in the times when they were most popular the majority of the people could not read. First on my sheild is my greatest personal achievment, and to represent it I put a butterfly in the
RNWMP Officer Convicted and Hung Sgt. John Wilson, a Royal North-western Mounted Police (RNWMP) officer was convicted of the murder or his wife Polly Wilson, on April 23. Sgt. Wilson was originally from Scotland, Where he was a part of a nursery business. Within the business he became involved in some scandals and problems, and as a Result he fled to Canada leaving his family and everything behind. Arriving in Canada Sgt. Wilson started off by working a few odd jobs, he then tried
their Arms At one time or another, a young pitcher can experience what is known as a tired or stale arm. This happens in little league just as much, if not more often, that it happens in the major leagues. In youth baseball, pitchers are even more vulnerable, especially since little leaguers are playing more than one season and sometimes two leagues at the same time. There are a number of things we as coaches can do during the season that will assure longevity and fewer injuries to the arm.
time, were expecting their first child. By all accounts the pregnancy was normal and the baby seemed to be healthy. There are no words to describe how they felt on December 4, 1982 when, Nick, their first born son came into the world ~ without any arms or legs. They were given no warning signs nor did they have time to prepare themselves for what seemed to be a hopeless situation, both for them and their child. Even the doctors were in shock, unable to answer how or why this could have happened.
Arms Without Borders Why a globalised trade needs global controls Globalisation has changed the arms trade. Arms companies, operating from an increasing number of locations, now source components from across the world. Their products are often assembled in countries with lax controls on where they end up. Too easily, weapons get into the wrong hands. Each year, at least a third of a million people are killed directly with conventional weapons and many more die, are injured, abused, forcibly displaced
The history of guns dates back to the Chinese when they found that gun power could be used in rocket also know as fireworks. Not in till Marko Polo went and brought back the wonders of the east was the gunpowder used as a weapon. The English where the first to refine gunpowder in to a more volatile form which they used in cannons and outer outdated forms of guns like the 2-man handgun. A gun is a weapon that uses the force of an explosive propellant to project a missile. The rifle and the shotgun
ARMS CONTROL AND HUMAN RIGHTS The Arms Trade Treaty The creation of a global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) is an initiative of Amnesty International and remains one of our priorities. After twenty years of global campaigning and advocacy by Amnesty International with its partners, the ATT entered into force on 24 December 2014. This is a huge victory for all those involved and marks a historic breakthrough for human rights protection. So far 130 states have signed the Treaty and 61 have ratified
Myra Cherlika S. Francisco 1FM1Eng1-Filipino Ang Patintero ay isa sa pinaka-popular na Larong Pinoy.Minsan tinatawag din itong HarangTaga o Tubigan (dahil kadalasan ay binubuhusan ngtubig ang lupang nilalaruan). Ang Patintero ay nilalarong dalawang pangkat, na may pantay o parehas nabilang ng kasapi sa magkabilang koponan.Kasanayang Matututunan: Susukatin ng larong ito angbilis, liksi at talas ng atensyon ng manlalaro, at angkakayanan nilang maglaro hindi bilang mga hiwalay naindibidwal kundi