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Philippines

7 August 2008

Sun Star (Philippines)

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has included Cotabato (Maguindanao) and Isabela (Basilan) cities in the coverage of the gun ban, which has been in effect since May 28. In an en banc resolution, the commission decided to include the two cities even though they are not officially covered by the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm). "The gun ban is also applicable in the cities of Cotabato and Isabela. They are adjacent to the Armm provinces, so we decided... (GunPolicy.org)

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