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Welcome to the August issue of our e-newsletter, bringing you Saferworld’s latest news, comment, analysis and resources.
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A new documentary from Saferworld gives compelling insights into the safety and security issues people face when living in a cross-border and inter-ethnic area.
Kyrgzs, Tajiks and Uzbeks talk about the problems facing their communities as we explore the drivers of conflict and the impact of our community security project in the Ferghana Valley.
Find out more about our work in Central Asia.
A damning new report by the UK Parliament Committees on Arms Export Controls has exposed the UK Government's issuing of licences for the sale of arms to repressive regimes.
In a blog first featured in the Huffington Post, Saferworld's Head of Arms Transfer Controls, Roy Isbister, states that the recent revoking of five arms export licences to Egypt by the UK Government shows lessons from supplying unstable regimes with arms have still not been learned.
Read the blog 'Lessons still to be learned from the Arab Spring'.
Read Saferworld's response to the UK Parliament Committees on Arms Exports Control's report.
Now independent for over two years, South Sudan is still facing a range of national problems and a continued tense relationship with Sudan. Yet Saferworld research in Warrap and Western Bahr el Ghazal States highlights the importance of local security concerns to communities, and the progress being made putting communities at the heart of policing.