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Gun Policy News, 10 August 2004

Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

10 August 2004

Post-Courier (Port Moresby)

Police Commissioner Sam Inguba has denied that police issued 20,000 gun licences over the last 10 years. He said yesterday no new permits were issued for any type of firearms since the Government enforced a moratorium on guns four years ago, in August 2000. He said much of the crimes committed in the country are attributed to illegal firearms possessed by criminals and home-made guns — "which is fast becoming a syndrome in our society", Mr Inguba said. Mr Inguba... (GunPolicy.org)

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Afrique du Sud

10 August 2004

News24 (South Africa)

CAPE TOWN — Five of South Africa's nine provinces have no accredited training centres for gun licence applicants, leaving firearm dealers in these regions unable to do business, the Democratic Alliance said on Tuesday. "Only 12 institutions have been accredited countrywide," DA safety and security spokesperson Roy Jankielsohn said in a statement. The new Firearms Control Act — which came into effect on July 1 this year — has made it mandatory for anyone... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

10 August 2004

Los Angeles Times

CHATSWORTH, California — Five years after white supremacist Buford O. Furrow Jr. wounded five people at the North Valley Jewish Community Center, then brutally murdered mail carrier Joseph S. Ileto, the victims' families and local officials joined Tuesday in calling for stricter gun control and hate crime legislation. "We miss him very much … And we cannot understand why someone would take the life of my brother. He was just doing his job when he was killed," said... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

10 August 2004

Toledo Blade (Ohio)

It's a tragedy that has played out across the nation's firing ranges, and Saturday it struck Cleland's Outdoor World on Airport Highway. Marked as a convicted sex offender and facing the end of his career and marriage, Richard Borruso, 52, a pharmacist who lived on Dussel Drive in Maumee, walked in to Cleland's, set down $40 in cash, went into a practice booth, and shot himself in the head. "This fellow was completely calm and composed," said Mike Mobley, who was... (GunPolicy.org)

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Philippines

10 August 2004

South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

Arroyo's claim of press freedom scorned after third reporter in nine days shot dead The police chief in the Philippines said journalists would be allowed to carry firearms after a radio reporter was gunned down in the third such killing in nine days and the fifth this year. But many journalists are not waiting for official sanction, they are already carrying weapons. One said he recently survived an ambush because he had a bigger gun. In the latest murder of a... (GunPolicy.org)

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