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Papua New Guinea

27 April 2000

Courier-Mail (Brisbane)

Papua New Guinean Prime Minister Mekere Morauta says that most members of the nation's Parliament carry guns. His 26 April 2000 statements were designed to end media controversy regarding revelations that National Capital District Commission Administrator Jamie Maxtone-Graham and Telikom Papua New Guinea chairman Pila Niningi carried firearms paid for by taxpayers. The news drew an angry public response, as firearms laws in the country are very strict, with only a... (

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