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Solomon Islands

16 April 2002


HONIARA, Solomons Islands — The Solomon Islands Peace Monitoring Council has launched a new campaign to recover guns that are still in the community following the country's two-year ethnic war. The Council has issued a warning to those still holding onto weapons that they could go to prison if they don't surrender their guns by 31 May. The end of May is the latest expiry date of the gun amnesty provided for under the legislation that gave effect to the Townsville... (

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