Noticias sobre las armas de fuego
Kuwait Government Calls for Surrender of Firearms
5 March 2022
Arab Times (Kuwait)
The Public Relations and Security Media Department of the Ministry of Interior stated that, based on the directives of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, Lieutenant-General Anwar Al-Barjas, to address the crimes of possessing weapons without a license, and to arrest anyone who violates Law No. 6 of 2015 regarding regulating the collection of weapons, ammunition and explosives, and as part of the efforts of the criminal security sector to impose the prestige... (GunPolicy.org)
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Arms Trade Treaty Member Nations Flout Gun Trade Rules [FR]
26 August 2016
[Translated summary: Many countries that have signed the Arms Trade Treaty continue to ignore the rules. Only Portugal, Slovenia and Sweden have been completely transparent about their trade. US, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France and Italy continue to sell arms to Egypt which translates into the torture and death of hundreds of people.]
Disposer d'un traité sur le commerce des armes, c'est bien. Encore faut-il qu'il soit respecté. Pour Amnesty International, trop... (GunPolicy.org)
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World's Small Arms Trade Reached US$5.8 Billion in 2013
17 June 2016
Israel Homeland Security
The Small Arms Survey (SAS) released its annual Transfers and Transparency trade update for 2016, which reveals that the world's top and the largest of the smaller arms exporters conducted trade to the tune of $5.8bn in 2013. This represents an increase of 17 percent in small arms trade on 2012, which came in at $5bn flat.
The United States alone, the world's largest arms manufacturer and exporter, exported a record breaking $1.1bn worth of small arms in 2013. In a... (GunPolicy.org)
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New Gun Control Laws Come into Effect in Kuwait
24 June 2015
On Tuesday, a controversial new Kuwaiti law came into effect that will see citizens' homes searched for unlicensed arms, ammunition and fireworks.
The Interior Ministry has pledged to "respect the customs of the people of Kuwait" in implementing the law, vowing to use female police officers when searching homes.
MPs opposed the bill mainly because it entailed searches of homes and citizens, viewing it as an infringement of civil rights. The ministry promised it would... (GunPolicy.org)
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Kuwaiti Officials Investigate 25 Guns Lost from Military Camp
23 May 2014
Qatar News Agency
KUWAIT - Kuwaiti acting Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah who is also acting Interior Minister and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has ordered the formation of an ad-hoc security committee to fully and urgently investigate the loss of 25 pieces of weapon from the Special Forces' military camp.
An Interior ministry statement issued here last night said the committee includes the General Administration of Criminal Investigations and the... (GunPolicy.org)
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Kuwait Authorities Propose New Gun Law, Buyback to Curb Crime
28 March 2013
Arab Times (Kuwait)
KUWAIT CITY - The Economic and Financial Affairs Committee of the National Assembly Thursday approved the amendment to the loan interest law and agreed on not to allocate more than KD 720 million to the 'Family Fund' which the state should use to buy the loans from the banks.
Speaking after a marathon meeting which was held in the presence of Minister of Finance, Mustafa Al-Shamali and Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Mohammed Al-Hathil, the Committee... (GunPolicy.org)
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How US, Middle East Gun Laws Measure Up
19 December 2012
Al Arabiya (Dubai)
The fatal Dec. 14 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut which claimed the lives of 28 people, including 20 innocent children under 10 once again brought to light the dilemma of gun ownership in the United States and despite the fact that it received no response from the gun rights advocates but a deafening silence, laid emphasis on the necessity for the United States to revise its gun policies.
The shooting rampage, in which a mentally... (GunPolicy.org)
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Kuwait's Crime and Gun Figures Show Illegal Trafficking an Issue
21 September 2012
Three thousand forty-four felony crimes. Two thousand fifty-eight misdemeanor crimes. Twenty-four cases of possession of an unlicensed firearm. Eight-eight muggings at gunpoint. These are official statistics detailing crimes reported last year and published recently by the press. Meanwhile, a local daily published an investigative report about the spread of weapons in Kuwait, which provides a breakdown on the price of firearms sold illegally in the country. For example,... (GunPolicy.org)
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Kuwait Legislators Urge Govt to Enforce Firearm Laws, Confiscate Guns
28 August 2012
KUWAIT CITY - The recent allegations of gun possession by 'some' and shooting incidents have prompted some lawmakers to raise eyebrows and call on the authorities to take immediate action to collect guns from civilians because the situation is spinning out of control.
MP Adnan Al-Mutawa called on the Minister of Interior Sheikh Ahmed Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah to take swift measures to ensure illegal weapons are collected before the situation becomes unbearable.
He added the... (GunPolicy.org)
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Friend Kills Groom at Kuwait Wedding with Celebratory Gunfire
22 August 2012
National (Abu Dhabi)
KUWAIT CITY - A Kuwaiti groom was killed on his wedding day after his friend accidentally shot him.
The friend, who surrendered to police, shot Abdullah Al Khaldi, 24, inside a car that was taking the wedding party to the marriage celebration.
Mr Khaldi, who worked for the ministry of defence, died before reaching hospital.
The incident, in Al Jahra neighbourhood of Kuwait City, has reignited a debate about civilian possession of firearms, which is legal in... (GunPolicy.org)
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Kuwait Lawmakers Push for Banning Personal Firearms
12 August 2012
Manama: Kuwaiti lawmakers have called for a new campaign to collect firearms from individuals in a bid to ensure higher safety standards.
The call was issued one day after a stray bullet fired in a celebratory mood killed a 24-year-old groom on his wedding night.
"I urge the government to apply the law and to start a campaign to take all firearms from the people," MP Waleed Al Tabtabai said. "The government should assume this responsibility."
The campaign to collect... (GunPolicy.org)
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Brazilian Gun Industry Seeks New Markets: Africa and Asia [PT]
27 January 2012
[Translated summary: With the support of the Ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs, Brazilian gun manufacturers seek new markets in countries with a history of human rights violations: Tunisia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Philippines and Yemen. Brazil is among the six countries in the world with annual exports exceeding $ 100 million, according to recent research from Small Arms Survey. According to the Army, responsible for supervising and controlling exports from 2005 to... (GunPolicy.org)
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Celebratory Shooting Injuries: How Dangerous is Firing a Gun Into the Air?
22 August 2011
Libyan rebels have celebrated their advance into Tripoli by firing guns in the air. How hazardous is this?
It is, unarguably, an emphatic way to display one's jubilation.
Shooting an automatic weapon into the sky to signal an occasion one welcomes is a popular practice in much of the world, as the footage of Libyan anti-Gaddafi forces seizing the main square of the capital city has demonstrated.
But it is a potentially fatal activity, which regularly results in the... (GunPolicy.org)
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