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Gun Policy News, 27 October 2011


27 October 2011

Jamaica Gleaner

Despite this, attorney-at-law Leslie Campbell said Miller is still considering whether to appeal his conviction last month for negligence resulting in the loss or theft of his licensed firearm. "There are serious constitutional issues arising from the case which we have to consider appealing," Campbell told The Gleaner yesterday. "It's an option that is still open to us. We have to get the notes from the trial and we have 14 days in which to file an appeal." Miller,... (GunPolicy.org)

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27 October 2011

Observer (Mbabane)

Police will now be able to track guns from supplier to the owner after they were presented with a marking machining. They were further trained on the usage of the gadget used to mark guns during a three-day SARPCCO training workshop on the firearms marking machine held at Sibane Hotel. The police service will not be the only ones to benefit but soldiers and correctional services officers as well. Registrar of Firearms in the country Assistant Superintendent Marble... (GunPolicy.org)

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27 October 2011

Australian (Sydney)

Anti-gun campaigners have called on maverick Federal MP Bob Katter to explain his Australia Party's policy towards firearm laws. The party denies being solely focussed on giving gun owners and dealers better rights, but The Australian has today revealed the gun links of key officials and backers, including Mr Katter's son-in-law, Rob Nioa, president of the Australian Gun Dealers Association. Gun Control Australia president John Crook today said it was a "disgusting... (GunPolicy.org)

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27 October 2011

Australian (Sydney)

Little has been made of the links between Bob Katter's new political party and shooting interests but the website of the gun-dealing millionaire who is the party's senior vice-president gives an insight into the thirst for bloodsports of some of its backers. For Rob Nioa and some of his like-minded friends who helped to finance Katter's Australian Party, including Queensland Gun Exchange owner David Auger, bagging a rare animal such as a scimitar-horned oryx is a... (GunPolicy.org)

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27 October 2011

Review Nepal, Media release

KATHMANDU - The Home Ministry has approved the work plan on small arms control. As per the work plan, the production, transportation and sales and distribution of the small arms will be banned. The Home Ministry added that all small arms will be brought under the government control and the crimes triggered with small arms curbed. Joint Spokesperson of the Home Ministry, Ekmani Nepal said the security bodies have been directed to implement the government's October 14,... (GunPolicy.org)

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África Occidental,África,Nigeria

27 October 2011

Africa Report (Jeune Afrique)

Lawrence Olefumi Obisakin, a senior director in Nigeria's Ministry of Foreign Affairs told a United Nations General Assembly committee responsible for disarmament and international security that it was time the international community tackled the proliferation of illicit arms. "We expect no less of a treaty which provides the legal basis for international trade in conventional weapons," he said. "The government of Nigeria is deeply concerned at the magnitude of human... (GunPolicy.org)

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Uganda,África Oriental,Sudáfrica,Kenia

27 October 2011

Daily Nation (Nairobi)

At the Majlis Resort on Manda Island, the night watchman carries only a radio and a torch. As dusk falls on the island, a team of local police officers armed with rifles arrives and settles down on the beachfront. Less than a month ago, Somali pirates kidnapped French woman Marieu Dedieu from this very spot. Now police are here to guard a handful of tourists still remaining in Lamu, because they are the only ones who can do it. "The government wrote a letter to... (GunPolicy.org)

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27 October 2011

Le Devoir (Québec)

[Translated summary: Quebec, with support of law enforcement, will fight to recover data from the long-gun registry. "These are tools to which we financially contributed through our taxes and others", says the Minister of Canadian Intergovernmental Relations - Ottawa indifferent.] QUEBEC — Québec mènera un «combat» pour récupérer les données du registre des armes à feu, que le gouvernement Harper entend détruire. Le ministre de la Sécurité publique, Robert... (GunPolicy.org)

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