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Report Shows Gun Ownership on the Rise in Turkey
Stockholm Center for Freedom (SCF)
10 March 2021
According to the Umut (Hope) Foundation, a leading advocate of gun control in Turkey, there are more than 4 million licensed guns and more than 20 million unlicensed guns in Turkey.
A report released by the foundation in January ["Turkey Gun Violence Map 2020"],showed that Turkey saw a rise in the number of cases of gun violence in 2020 despite the pandemic that swept across the country, with 2,040 people killed in 3,682 incidents involving the use of firearms.