Citation(s) from the literature library

Maze, Kerry and Yvette Issar. 2009 ‘Case Study of the South Pacific: Fiji.’ International Assistance for Implementing the UN Programme of Action on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 7. Geneva: United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research / UNIDIR. 17 November

Relevant contents

In response to the 2006 coup d'état, Australia and New Zealand imposed restrictions on the export of arms and ammunition to Fiji, and other states have followed suit by refusing import applications submitted by Fiji.

Consequently, there is a reported shortage of ammunition available for recreational use and farmland protection, which some fear could encourage the
illicit market. (8)

Source cited:
8) Interview with the Republic of Fiji Military Forces, Suva, 22 September 2008.

ID: Q1900

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