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Alpers, Philip. 2005 ‘Introduction.’ Gun-running in Papua New Guinea: From arrows to assault weapons in the Southern Highlands; Special Report No. 5, p. 30. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 July
Gun-running in Papua New Guinea
This report concentrates on PNG's Southern Highlands Province, a conspicuous hot spot for armed violence and gun-related injury.
It provides a preliminary tally of illegal high-powered guns in parts of the province seen as particularly vulnerable to armed violence, and documents the profound disruption wrought by their misuse.
Tribal fighters, mercenary gunmen, and criminals provide details of their illicit firearms and ammunition, trafficking routes, and prices paid…