High School General Assembly 3


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“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, and the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the cloud of threatening war, it is humanity hanging from a cross of iron” -the 34th president of the United States of America, Dwight D Eisenhower.

These resonating words hold truth to the present of the world that exploits and denies the human rights of the global community. This filthy state is also caused due to the illicit trade of small arms and light weapons that has been going ste...