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Gun Policy News, 19 October 2011


19 October 2011

TF1 News (France)

[Translated summary: Three police suicides, two family tragedies and one fatal accident in a single month. Should French police officers be banned from keeping their firearms at home?] Après une série de suicides et de faits divers tragiques impliquant des policiers munis de leur arme au domicile, la question se pose plus que jamais. Mais ni l'Intérieur ni les syndicats n'envisagent une telle solution pour l'instant. Le 22 septembre 2011, un gardien de la paix en... (GunPolicy.org)

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Unión Europea,China,Alemania,Corea del Sur,Suiza,Serbia,Francia,Reino Unido,Siria,Yemen,Bulgaria,Bélgica,Libia,Italia,Bahrein,Egipto,Estados Unidos,Rusia,Asia Occidental,Norte de África,Finlandia,Austria,Sudán,Corea del Norte,España

19 October 2011

al Jazeera

Earlier this year, as mass popular uprisings spread through the Middle East and audiences across the world sat transfixed by images of unarmed citizens confronting iron-fisted security forces in the streets of Arab capitals, powerful governments from Russia to the United States were forced to begin accounting for the weapons they had for decades sold to the very rulers they now found themselves abandoning. In Egypt and Bahrain, protesters held up tear gas canisters... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canadá,Estados Unidos

19 October 2011

London Free Press (Ontario)

Many come from the U.S. - ripped off, smuggled across the border and often secreted here with the illegal drug trade. But London also pays for crime in the Big Smoke - Toronto, with many of the illegal guns seized here by police originating in the mega-city as well. As recently as four years ago, four of every 10 guns seized by a special London squad could be traced back to the Toronto area. But the truth is, illegal weapons scooped off London streets - 441 so far... (GunPolicy.org)

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19 October 2011


BEIJING - Chinese police have arrested 17 people for running guns into ethnically Tibetan parts of the country from northern Myanmar, and have seized a small number of guns and bullets, state media said on Wednesday. China has long expressed concern that instability in Myanmar could spill over into its border provinces and regions. While the two countries have close economic and political ties, relations have been strained of late after Myanmar suspended the building... (GunPolicy.org)

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