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Uganda

21 June 2011

New Vision (Kampala)

The Government is to review the licensing of firearms to civilians in order to bar politicians from carrying guns to public places. Internal affairs minister Hillary Onek said most leaders such as Members of Parliament, have continuously carried firearms in public places resulting in scenes of violence. "I don't see the necessity of MPs carrying guns. It is a threat to the public. We have to review this policy," he said. He made the remarks during the launch of the... (GunPolicy.org)

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