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Cameroon: Combating Gun Related Violence

All communities in Cameroon have been urged to join in the world wide fight against the use of guns to perpetrate acts of violence in the society

Cameroon Tribune

29 June 2009

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Granting a press briefing in Yaounde recently on the dangers of the gun in most communities, as part of activities of the Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence, the Executive director of the Cameroon Youths for Peace (CAMYOSFOP), Eugine Ngalim Nyuydine recalled the United Nations efforts to stop Small Arms and Light weapons (SALW)…

The Disarming Domestic Violence campaign was presented to journalists as another major theme of this year's week of action. It was equally disclosed that the campaign was also launched in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, El Salvador, Namibia, Nepal, Serbia, Portugal and Uganda with events such a bicycle rides, marches and press conferences.

The campaign is said to be the first at the international level aimed at protecting women from gun violence in the home by ensuring that people with a history of domestic abuse are denied access to firearms, or have their licenses revoked…

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