- 8 Jul 2022
Shinzo Abe’s assassination and firearm control in Japan
In response to the tragic news of the fatal shooting of the ex-PM of Japan, Shinzo Abe, AOAV outlines a brief history of Japan’s relationships to guns and its strict approach to gun control.
- 12 Apr 2022
London’s Murders Examined: key figures in the UK capital’s homicides
In 2021, London recorded the highest number of teenage homicides caused by knife and gun crimes in modern times.
- 22 Mar 2022
London 2020: a year of violent deaths examined
131 people were killed in Greater London in 2020 - AOAV examines the gender, race and backgrounds of the victims and perpetrators
- 28 Feb 2022
Public perceptions of the accuracy of gun violence headlines – an interview with Professor Michael Anestis
AOAV spoke to Professor Mike Anestis, Associate Professor in the School of Public Health at Rutgers University, and the executive director of the New Jersey Gun Violence Research Centre, about his latest research into gun violence in the US and media perceptions.
- 10 Nov 2021
Are British-sourced weapons fuelling violence in Afghanistan?
Concerns raised as 9,000 assault rifles and two military helicopters sent from Britain go unaccounted for.
- 15 Oct 2021
UK government approves exports of sniper rifles despite human rights concerns
The UK has authorised the sale of sniper rifles to three countries identified by the Government as among the worst for human rights, according to analysis by AOAV.
- 4 Oct 2021
Afghanistan’s weapons cache – a lucrative business for smugglers but trouble for neighbours
Concerns of foreign-made weapons sent to Afghanistan no used to fuel conflict and violate human rights in neighbouring countries.
- 31 Aug 2021
Inheritance of loss: the weapons left behind for the Taliban in Afghanistan
The Taliban appear to have inherited 22,174 Humvees, 64,363 machine guns, 358,530 assault rifles, 33 Blackhawk helicopters, 176 artillery pieces, 126,295 pistols, andmuch, much more.
- 23 Jun 2021
Blood Gun Money: How America Arms Gangs and Cartels
This an extract from the opening chapter of Ioan Grillo’s book ‘Blood Gun Money: How America Arms Gangs and Cartels‘.
- 30 Apr 2021
England and Wales data on Homicide, Domestic Violence, Sexual Offences, and Child Abuse examined
A decade of homicide, domestic violence, sexual offences and child abuse in England and Wales with an eye towards tracking harm and highlighting perhaps under-reported instances of harm.
- 12 Apr 2021
London 2019: a year of violent deaths examined
In 2019, 147 people were killed in Greater London. This report examines the gender, age, race and location of both those killed and those convicted of such deaths.
- 11 Feb 2021
Police Lethal Force and Accountability: a review
A new report that assesses four western European countries to see how often someone is killed by Police Forces, and the availability and reliability of the information on such killings, is reviewed by AOAV