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Gun Policy News, 29 January 2010

United States

29 January 2010

Eagle-Tribune (Massachusetts)

HAVERHILL, Massachusetts — They used to be relatively routine arrests. Police would get a tip from a neighbor that a man was dealing drugs out of his apartment — not big sales, just enough to be a nuisance in the neighborhood. Officers would raid the apartment, seize the drugs, and arrest the man without a struggle. Case closed. Not anymore. Police said those cases have become more dangerous and complex for the officers and the public because low-level dealers... (

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Congo (DRC)

29 January 2010


KINSHASA -- A "firearms for money" operation will be launched on Jan. 28 in the restive eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) in the central African country's another bid to restore peace and stability, a source in charge has disclosed. Pastor Daniel Ngoy Mulunda Nyanga, the initiator of the operation, made the disclosure after a meeting with Governor of North Kivu province Julien Paluku in the provincial capital Goma on Friday. Each local... (

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