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Gun Policy News, 2 September 2011

Estados Unidos

2 September 2011


WASHINGTON -- Thousands of firearms have gone missing from manufacturers' inventories since 2009 "without a record of being legally sold," according to a report released Thursday by a gun control advocacy group. The report by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence put the number of missing weapons at 16,485. "It is shocking that gun makers are so oblivious to public safety that they lose track of thousands of guns every year," Henigan, acting president of the Brady... (GunPolicy.org)

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Ucrania,Norte de África,Níger,Argelia,Malí,Francia,Reino Unido,Estados Unidos,Libia

2 September 2011

Guardian (UK)

Libya must urgently secure weapons hoarded by the Gaddafi regime amid growing fears that smugglers are exploiting the chaos there to loot hundreds of portable missiles and other small arms, western officials have warned. The US and Nato are pressing the National Transitional Council to make the issue a priority because of concerns that the trade has already begun, with reports that some African mercenaries who fought for Colonel Muammar Gaddafi are returning home laden... (GunPolicy.org)

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Costa Rica

2 September 2011

Inside Costa Rica

Private security guards in Costa Rica are the new target of thieves looking to steal their guns to commit robberies. Carrying a firearm does not exempt a person from becoming a victim. Statistics that this year there have already been one too many cases of a death of a person victim of having their firearm stolen. One such case occurred in Tibás (north side of San José) a few months agon when a Tránsito (traffic) official was shot dead during the robbery of his... (GunPolicy.org)

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