Find Gun Policy Facts

Armed violence prevention, gun control laws and the small arms trade:

Gun Policy News


29 January 2002


KABUL — Afghan police Tuesday launched a wide security sweep of the capital, seizing illegal weapons and ordering drivers to remove tinted film from vehicle windows. Authorities set up road blocks throughout Kabul, searching vehicles for guns and other weapons and bringing traffic to a standstill in some parts. A statement broadcast by Afghan Radio said all firearm owners had to declare their weapons and get permission to carry them. Afghanistan is one of the most... (

Read More: Reuters