Sweden: Comics book on Swedish arms trade

The new reality-based comic book “A Helping hand” takes readers inside the world of Swedish arms exports and the global arms trade. Readers will follow fictional character Zven Johansson who decides to become an arms broker after loosing his job. Although arms exports are heavily regulated in Sweden, this country has tripled its arms exports over the past five years and it is now the world's eighth largest arms exporter. The book was published by SweFOR, the Swedish Peace & Arbitration Society, Social Democratic Students Association, the Brotherhood Association and WILPF Sweden. For more information click here.