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Uganda

30 October 2007

New Vision (Kampala)

KAMPALA — Stringent laws are needed to address the proliferation of small arms and light weapons in the East African region, activists have advised. "We have designed a draft proposal that will see a new firearms Act coming into force soon," said Richard Mugisha, the chairperson of Uganda Action Network on Small Arms. Addressing editors at a workshop at Hotel Equatoria in Kampala recently, Mugisha called for the harmonisation of laws in order to curb the... (GunPolicy.org)

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