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Brazil. 2010 ‘[Number of] Firearms in Brazil (Armas de Fogo no Brasil).’ The Impact of Armed Violence in Brazil (A Incidência da Violência Armada no Brasil), p. 1. Rio de Janeiro: Confederação Nacional de Municípios (National Confederation of Counties). 31 December

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[Q]uatro estudos publicados no final de 2010 a partir de uma parceria entre o Ministério da Justiça (MJ), a Subcomissão de Armas do Congresso Nacional e a ONG Viva Rio, mostraram a triste realidade de que cerca de 16 milhões de armas de fogo circulam hoje no Brasil, sendo 8,4 milhões legais (52,4%) e 7,6 milhões ilegais (47,6%), segundo o Sistema Nacional de Armas (Sinarm), até setembro de 2010…(2)

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2) Os quatro estudos são:
Seguindo a Rota das Armas: Desvio, Comércio e Tráfico Ilícitos
Estoques e Distribuição de Armas no Brasil
Rastreamento das Armas Apreendidas nos Estados Brasileiros
Ranking dos Estados no Controle de Armas
Disponíveis em: http://www.vivario.org.br/publique/cgi/cgilua.exe/sys/start.htm?infoid=2126&sid=16

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[F]our studies published in late 2010, from a partnership between the Ministry of Justice (MJ), the Subcommittee on Weapons of the National Congress and the NGO Viva Rio, showed the sad reality that around 16 million firearms are currently circulating in Brazil, 8.4 million of which are legal (52.4%) and 7.6 million illegal (47.6%), according to the National Arms System (SINARM), up to September 2010…(2)

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2) The four studies are:
Following the Firearm Routes: Diversion, Illicit Trade and Trafficking
Stocks and Distribution of Arms in Brazil
Tracing of Firearms Seized across Brazil's States
Ranking of States' Arms Control
Available at: http://www.vivario.org.br/publique/cgi/cgilua.exe/sys/start.htm?infoid=2126&sid=16

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