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South Africa

8 October 2009

Business Day (Johannesburg)

President Jacob Zuma yesterday criticised the level of gun ownership in SA, hinting at the possible tightening of firearm licence regulations. Zuma repeated his call for tough action against violent crime, saying criminals should not be allowed more rights than law-abiding citizens. "We need to be firm to those who undermine the human rights of others," he said in Pretoria at the official launch of the presidential hotline. Zuma's government is pushing for police to... (GunPolicy.org)

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