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Gun Policy News, 19 January 2007

Australie

19 January 2007

Sydney Morning Herald

A statewide audit of police firearms has found that 14 Glock guns have been stolen over the past decade — including seven from police cars — and only five have been recovered. Last night the Opposition accused the Police Commissioner, Ken Moroney, of misleading Parliament. He had told a budget estimates committee in September that the audit, in May, had found "all police firearms have been accounted for". The Minister for Police, John Watkins, said last night that... (GunPolicy.org)

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Inde,Émirats arabes unis

19 January 2007

BBC News

DELHI — Aviation chiefs in India have launched an enquiry after a prominent industrialist checked-in a pistol and bullets on an international flight. The businessman is a grandson of Pakistan's founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah. The Indian national carrier, Air India, has removed at least one official as a result of the security breach. The officials was alleged to have been present at the time the lapse occurred, and airport security apparatus failed to detect the... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

19 January 2007

Washington Post

Seven weapons, including two submachine guns, were stolen last weekend from an FBI agent's vehicle in Southwest Washington, the agency said yesterday. Also taken were ammunition, a police radio, bullet-resistant vests, body armor and photography equipment, the FBI said. The theft triggered an intensive search for the property and whoever took it. The FBI decided yesterday to seek the public's help by offering a $25,000 reward. "We understand the seriousness of those... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis,Indonésie

19 January 2007

Honolulu Star-Bulletin / AP

The last person in a group of four men arrested in Honolulu pleaded guilty yesterday to a plot that federal authorities say sought to illegally export hundreds of handguns, submachine guns, Sidewinder missiles and aircraft radar equipment to Indonesia. Under a plea deal in federal court in Detroit, Hadianto Djoko Djuliarso, 41, of Indonesia faces up to seven years and three months in prison for money laundering and conspiracy to violate the Arms Export Control Act, the... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

19 January 2007

Detroit News

An Indonesian man faces up to seven years and three months in prison after he pleaded guilty Thursday to participating in a foiled plot to illegally send missiles and other weapons to Indonesia. Hadianto Djoko Djuliarso, 41, pleaded guilty in front of U.S. District Judge John Feikens to conspiracy to violate the Arms Export Control Act and conspiracy to launder money. He was the last of four businessmen charged in the case last year to plead guilty. A sentencing date... (GunPolicy.org)

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Îles Salomon,Australie

19 January 2007

Sydney Morning Herald / AAP

Plans by the Solomon Islands government to rearm its police force are not supported by the Australian-led regional assistance mission in the island nation, the mission's head has told the country's prime minister. Tim George, the Special Coordinator of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands, met Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare to express RAMSI's concerns about the proposed rearming. Following the meeting, George said RAMSI was unaware of any evidence that... (GunPolicy.org)

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Îles Salomon,Australie,Taïwan

19 January 2007

Radio New Zealand International (Pacific shortwave)

A controversial plan by the Solomon Islands prime minister to allow firearms training in Taipei for his personal police bodyguards, has been quashed by the Taiwanese government. Manasseh Sogavare's government wants to rearm its police force, a move opposed by the Australian-led region assistance mission in the country. The plan has also been condemned by civil groups fearful of a return to violence and ethnic unrest in the Solomons. Mr Sogavare has brushed aside an... (GunPolicy.org)

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