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Gun Policy News, 12 November 2008

Timor-Leste

12 November 2008

IRIN (UN News)

DILI — Poor management of government weapon stockpiles and an unknown number of small arms in the hands of civilians were potential triggers for violence in the fledgling nation, according to a new report. Since the 1959 Viqueque rebellion, when anti-imperialist rebels stole Portuguese weapons and launched an unsuccessful coup, civilians have used weapons from government stores to wreak havoc in the tiny nation, according to the Small Arms Survey report, Dealing... (GunPolicy.org)

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Bangladesh

12 November 2008

Daily Star (Dhaka)

The home ministry yesterday asked all to submit their licensed firearms to respective police stations across the country between November 20 and December 3. The small firearms will be in government custody until January 5, 2009, in order to keep the ninth parliamentary elections and upazila elections, scheduled for December 18 and December 28, violence free. The decision was made during a meeting of the advisory committee on law and order held at the home ministry... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

12 November 2008

Albany Times-Union (New York), Opinion

Otherwise sensible people seem to completely lose their marbles when it comes to the loaded question of handgun ownership, and what rules ought to apply. I'm not sure why that is. The latest example of mass paranoia at work for no discernable reason is a rush to gun shops across the country to buy sidearms. The rationale, or vague impetus, is that with the election of Barack Obama as president, we're heading for the confiscation of our guns, for sure. The National... (GunPolicy.org)

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Finlande

12 November 2008

Agence France Presse

HELSINKI — A petition signed by more than 57,000 people demanding a ban on handguns was presented yesterday to the Finnish government, just weeks after the second school massacre in a year sent shockwaves through the Nordic country. The petition, calling for a total ban on private ownership of guns with barrels shorter than 600mm (23.6 inches), was handed over to Interior Minister Anne Holmlund. Finnish Defence Minister Elisabeth Rehn was among those who signed the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Nouvelle Zélande

12 November 2008

Manawatu Standard

The man on trial for receiving and possessing a stolen army pistol was found guilty on both counts in the Palmerston North District Court yesterday. The jury took four hours to reach the verdict and Michael Bob Fiti, 28, was remanded in custody until sentencing on February 2. The six-day hearing was a retrial, after the last jury could not reach verdicts. He pleaded guilty to possession of a shotgun found during a November 2006 police and military search to retrieve... (GunPolicy.org)

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