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Gun Policy News, 19 September 2004

Estados Unidos

19 September 2004

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — Police seized 376 guns from a home in suburban Simi Valley after the man who lived there was arrested for allegedly selling a weapon to an undercover officer in Los Angeles. The seizure, which included rifles, shotguns, handguns and assault weapons, occurred after Wayne Wright, 56, sold the weapon in the city's Porter Ranch section, police said. After he was arrested officers said they found 11 more guns in his car and 376 in his house. The number was... (GunPolicy.org)

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19 September 2004

Khaleej Times (Dubai), Opinion

The ongoing operations being conducted in South Waziristan by the Pakistan Army, accompanied as they are by rising casualties on both sides, are beginning to take on aspects of a minor civil war. Although the principal target of the security forces are the foreign (Afghan, Arab and Central Asian) fighters said to be in the area, the fact is that many local tribesmen and their families have been killed and wounded. These are all people who lay by the code of the... (GunPolicy.org)

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19 September 2004

Daily Star (Dhaka)

NETRAKONA — Firearms are being smuggled into the country almost freely through bordering areas in Jhinaigati upazila in Sherpur district. Five bordering villages in the area are now safe havens for criminals engaged in arms smuggling. The villages are Bakakura, Chuta Gajni, Tilapara, Dudhnai and Namapara. Any one protesting their crimes is abducted. The area is only about 30 kilometres from the district headquarter and close to the Gojni picnic spot. But the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

19 September 2004

New York Times, Editorial

The nation's capital city will soon suffer a brazen insult at the hands of the House of Representatives as a legislative majority prepares to vote for the decontrol of guns in the city — that's right, a majority of lawmakers, sworn to "insure domestic tranquillity" for the nation, would make D.C. stand for Dodge City. As far as election year pandering goes, the impending vote to legalize handguns and semiautomatic weapons on the streets — striking down the home-rule... (GunPolicy.org)

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Ucrania,Cuba,Venezuela,Perú,Sierra Leona,Afganistán,Iraq,Yemen,Pakistán,Malasia,Sri Lanka

19 September 2004

Jane's Defence News, Web Page

Ukraine's arms exports last year stood at US$530-550m, an increase on the year before when they were officially recorded at $440m. JID's regional analyst looks at the implications of Kiev's weapons policy. Ukrainian experts analysing this highly secretive sector of Ukraine's foreign trade believe that the volume of military exports could rise to an annual maximum of $700m. Of course, these figures do not include the large volume of unofficial trade in weapons. Since... (GunPolicy.org)

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