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Nepal

30 August 2010

República (Kathmandu), Opinion

One of the most challenging 'epidemics' in the post-conflict period in Nepal has been that of gun violence. The staggering rise of criminality in the country denotes the illegal possession of firearms by civilians, which means the ascending magnitude of deaths, maiming, abductions and extortions. The recent high-profile murders of two media entrepreneurs Jamim Shah and Arun Singhaniya or the near fatal shooting of a medical professor and litterateur Dr Hemanga Dixit... (GunPolicy.org)

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