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Philippines. 2008 ‘Election Gun Ban.’ National Report of the Philippines on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 6. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Philippines to the United Nations. 31 March

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In relation to the conduct of the May 14, 2007 Local and National elections, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has reported that there was a noticeable decrease in Election Related Violent Incidents (ERVI's) especially those committed with the use of firearms or explosives. Compared to previous elections, only [233] violent incidents were recorded as compared to the [249] ERVI's in 2004, and [269] in 2001…

The relatively successful security preparations of the PNP for the 2007 local and national elections resulted to the confiscation of 203 firearms and 28 explosives (9 grenades and 19 improvised explosives devise), the arrest of 154 suspects, and the filing of 64 cases in court for violation of election gun ban.

ID: Q1092

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