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Gun Policy News, 22 November 2013

Australia

22 November 2013

Guardian (UK)

Laws mandating five-year minimum sentences for convicted firearms importers will be introduced as part of a national police crackdown on organised crime. Federal justice minister Michael Keenan said on Friday that the proposed laws would "send the strongest possible message that [authorities] will not tolerate gun crime". A NSW strike team, comprising two NSW police officers, three from the Australian federal police (AFP), an Australian Tax Office (ATO) investigator,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Inglaterra y Gales,Sri Lanka

22 November 2013

Guardian (UK)

David Cameron must explain why the government has allowed machine guns and assault rifles to be exported to Sri Lanka despite his recent highlighting of the country's human rights abuses, the head of the Commons weapons watchdog has said. Sir John Stanley, chairman of the arms export control committee, said the government has a "questionable" approach on arms exports to Sri Lanka. The senior Conservative MP said it was "not credible" for ministers to claim the £8m of... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canadá

22 November 2013

Toronto Star (Ontario)

OTTAWA — The federal government is launching an "in-depth" study of the country's civilian firearms industry as part of a program to combat gun crime and weapons smuggling and trafficking. A request for proposal seeking research bids was posted this week by Public Works. The study, "Characteristics of the Canadian Firearms Industry Supplying the Civilian Market," is to be completed by March 31, 2014. Public Safety Canada wants up-to-date details on who is... (GunPolicy.org)

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