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17 November 2008

ABC Radio Australia (Shortwave), Transcript

STEPHANIE MARCH: The mismanagement of government stockpiles of weapons by authorities is a common thread throughout East Timor's relationship with small arms over the past 50 years. Most recently, soldier turned rebel Alfredo Reinado and his followers who were in possession of police weapons shot and seriously injured President Jose Ramos Horta in February this year. Weak government gun control first became a problem in 1959 in the mountain district of Viqueque when a... (

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