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Gun Policy News, 30 August 2012


30 August 2012

Local (France)

The French government rejected calls on Thursday for the army to be sent in to crack down on drug dealers in Marseille, but promised a tough response to a wave of deadly shootings. The gritty Mediterranean port city, long known as a hotbed of crime, has been struck by a wave of murders with assault rifles in turf wars over the lucrative illegal drug trade. The latest on Wednesday night saw Walid Marzouki, a 25-year-old suspected trafficker, riddled with bullets in a... (GunPolicy.org)

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30 August 2012

TVNZ (New Zealand)

A Tongan MP is facing charges after allegedly conspiring with a Colombian drug lord to export hundreds of kilograms of cocaine from Tonga. Lord Tu'ilakepa will face weapons, ammunition and drug exportation charges when he appears in a Tongan court in October. Australian police allege Tu'ilakepa conspired with notorious South American drug lord Obeil Antonio Zuluaga Gomez to bring 690kg of cocaine from South America into Tonga by sea. The drugs would have then been... (GunPolicy.org)

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América del Sur,Perú

30 August 2012

La Republica (Peru)

[Translated summary: Peru held an amnesty for gun owners whose licences had expired but only collected 2,500 weapons, meaning 182,693 soon-to-be illegal weapons will be in circulation. The law is being changed to tighten the restrictions on civilian gun ownership and improve registration of weapons.] Realidad. Culminada la amnistía, se presentaron 2.500 pedidos de renovación de las 185.193 armas que ya presentan licencia vencida. 268 pistolas, revólveres, escopetas... (GunPolicy.org)

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