Cuba has declared a two-month amnesty for the registration of unlicensed guns, in which applicants will have to pass aptitude tests in order to keep their weapons. The "exceptional and one-time only" process began on 12 February 2010.
Small arms transfers are examined by Barbara Frey, director of the Human Rights Program at the University of Minnesota, in a new book, Universal Human Rights and Extraterritorial Obligations, edited by Mark Gibney and Sigrun Skogly (published by Pennsylvania Press).
IANSA is a global voluntary network of organisations working to stop gun violence - including policy organisations, gun control groups, women's groups, research institutes, aid agencies, faith groups, health workers, survivors, human rights and community action organisations. More