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Gun Policy News, 9 June 2004


9 June 2004

National (Port Moresby)

Sandaun Province Governor Carlos Yuni was charged with illegally discharging a firearm on Monday by the district court in Vanimo. He is out on a K2,000 bail and will appear again this month. Vanimo Provincial Police Commander Joe Poema said Mr Yuni was arrested on May 4 and charged with attempted murder and with illegal discharge of firearms. Mr Poema said the governor appeared before the Vanimo District Court on Monday. However, he did not enter any plea. He said... (

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Nations Unies,Canada

9 June 2004

Associated Press / CP

VIENNA — Violence in homes and on the streets worldwide devastates economies as well as lives, the UN health agency warned today in a report detailing how countries are spending billions a year dealing with the consequences. Some countries are devoting more than four per cent of their gross domestic product to arresting, trying and imprisoning violent offenders and providing medical and psychiatric care to victims of rape, child abuse and domestic violence, the World... (

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9 June 2004

Philippine Daily Inquirer

The Philippine National Police on Wednesday announced the arrest of a total of 2,118 people for allegedly violating the Commission on Elections' gun ban. Forty-eight of those arrested were from the police's own ranks, 36 were soldiers, nine government employees, and 10 from the National Bureau of Investigation, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, and Citizens' Armed Forces Geographical Unit. Of the violators arrested from December 15 until Wednesday, 706 had... (

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9 June 2004

Jamaica Observer

There has been a 94 per cent increase in the weekly murder figures, with 45 persons killed during the period spanning May 31 to June 6. This was 22 more than the 23 killed the week before, according to figures released by the Constabulary Communication Network on Monday. The gun remained the most popular murder weapon and was used in 34 killings — a 74 per cent jump over the 19 gun killings that took place the week before — and 28 more than the six fatal... (

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9 June 2004

Associated Press

WASHINGTON, DC — A Pennsylvania company is recalling some 3,200 gun holsters because the strap can catch the trigger and cause the weapon to fire accidentally. Eight incidents of accidental firing have been reported, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday. The Fobus USA Holster Division of First Samco Inc., of Southampton, Pa., is recalling its Fobus GLT holsters, designed for Series 17 and Series 19 Glock handguns fitted with a laser-sight light.... (

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