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Gun Policy News, 11 November 2013


11 November 2013

Global Times (China)

Mother-in-law of Thailand's former national sports shooter Jakkrit Panitpatikam confessed on Monday to being the mastermind behind his assassination. Surang Duangjinda told police that she hired a gunman to kill Jakkrit last month because she could not tolerate seeing her daughter abused by the sharp shooter for six years. She insisted that her daughter was unaware of the plan. Jakkrit and his wife had reportedly lived apart since July after the shooter was arrested... (GunPolicy.org)

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11 November 2013

Belfast Telegraph

The thought of a shotgun in the hands of a 12-year-old may send a shiver down your spine – but it could become a reality in the next few years. Justice Minister David Ford is considering lowering the age at which young people can have supervised access to shotguns and air rifles from 18 to 12. British Association for Shooting and Conservation NI director Tommy Mayne said it should be lowered further – to 10, the age of criminal responsibility. It seems a lot of... (GunPolicy.org)

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Burundi,República Democrática del Congo

11 November 2013

Ici Lome (Togo)

[Translated summary: Burundi officials have begun a second voluntary national disarmament campaign to reduce the number of illegal firearms held by citizens. Authorities also hope that the move will reduce the crime rate, with weapons entering the country through its porous borders. The first disarmament campaign in 2009 resulted in the collection of thousands of weapons.] Burundi - Le chef de l'Etat burundais Pierre Nkurunziza a procédé ce lundi au lancement de la... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

11 November 2013

New York Times, Opinion

In 1995, an epidemiologist named Gary Slutkin returned to the United States from Africa where he had spent the previous decade helping Africans stem the spread of diseases like tuberculosis, AIDS and cholera. "I was exhausted," he said in a TED Talk earlier this year. "I wanted to come home and take a break." Once back in Chicago, however, friends kept telling him about the epidemic of violence in inner-city neighborhoods. As he began to study the problem he came to... (GunPolicy.org)

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