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19 December 2006

Jakarta Post

The House of Representatives leadership backed Monday the National Police initiative to end civilian possession of handguns. House Speaker Agung Laksono added that the National Police needed to improve security for state officials, including law enforcers, and members of the public in vulnerable occupations. "Civilians choose to own guns because they are concerned about deteriorating security conditions. The police should improve security while revoking licenses for... (

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