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South Africa

7 September 2011

BuaNews (Tshwane)

CAPE TOWN — South Africa's annual murder crime figures have progressively slipped down from 26 000 in 1994 to 16 500 in 2010. With the introduction of the Firearms Control Act in 2002, and as attitudes changed, about 640 gun dealers had to close shop between that time and 2006. Though the country's support for crime prevention has been "inconsistent", "trust between the state, communities and inter-communities" was improving. Also, communities' capacity for... (GunPolicy.org)

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