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Gun Policy News, 17 November 2008

États-Unis

17 November 2008

Boston Herald / AP

FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina — Fear brought Joseph Cannon to Jim's Gun Jobbery on a recent Wednesday. But the 53-year-old retired Special Forces soldier isn't afraid for his safety. He's worried that soon after Jan. 20 — when Barack Obama takes the presidential oath of office — he won't be able to buy the gun he wants. The Fayetteville Observer reported that Cannon, who served on a marksmanship unit during his 20-year Army career, was out of luck in his search... (GunPolicy.org)

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Timor-Leste

17 November 2008

ABC Radio Australia (Shortwave)

A new report by the Small Arms Survey group says East Timor still has a serious problem with controlling weapons. Weapons collections and an attempt to introduce gun control legislation to parliament are signs the government is aware there is a problem, the report's author says. However, it is the current and previous government's lack of small arms control within the security forces that poses the greatest danger. In June, the government introduced a new gun law... (GunPolicy.org)

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Thaïlande,Russie,États-Unis,Nations Unies

17 November 2008

BBC Two / This World

Viktor Bout, the man accused by Western governments of being the world's biggest arms dealer, has been held in a Bangkok jail since March, with the threat of extradition to the US hanging over his head. After more than 15 years of allegedly running guns to African warlords and Islamic militants he was arrested in Thailand after an elaborate sting organised by US agents. A former member of the Russian military, Mr Bout has always proclaimed his innocence. He has... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

17 November 2008

Yakima Herald-Republic (Washington)

YAKIMA — A 23-year-old Granger man makes his first court appearance this afternoon on suspicion of stealing a pistol from a Yakima gun show this weekend. The man was arrested about noon Sunday after a customer spotted the man taking the gun out of the Yakima Convention, where the show was held Saturday and Sunday. Two federal immigration agents who were at the show learned of the theft and saw the suspect place two guns in the trunk of a car that was parked at the... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

17 November 2008

Air America (USA), Transcript

Lee Rayburn: My name's Lee Rayburn, sitting in for Thom Hartmann today on Air America radio. Joining us this afternoon from Chicago from Gun Guys.com — he's the communications director for the Freedom State Alliance — Scott Vogel. Good afternoon, Scott. Scott Vogel: Thank you so much for having us, Lee — I really appreciate it. Lee Rayburn: It's good to speak with you again. I use GunGuys.com all the time to keep up to date on how they're trying to take my guns... (GunPolicy.org)

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Timor-Leste

17 November 2008

ABC Radio Australia (Shortwave), Transcript

STEPHANIE MARCH: The mismanagement of government stockpiles of weapons by authorities is a common thread throughout East Timor's relationship with small arms over the past 50 years. Most recently, soldier turned rebel Alfredo Reinado and his followers who were in possession of police weapons shot and seriously injured President Jose Ramos Horta in February this year. Weak government gun control first became a problem in 1959 in the mountain district of Viqueque when a... (GunPolicy.org)

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Samoa,Samoa américaines

17 November 2008

Radio New Zealand International (Shortwave)

Samoa's Police Commissioner, Papalii Lorenese Neru, has told a Commission of Inquiry investigating the illegal import of firearms, he was shocked to find guns inside a box of personal effects delivered to him from American Samoa. The police commissioner has described the contents of the box, which was brought to Samoa on the police patrol boat, MV Nafanua, as a set-up against him because he never expected it. The box addressed to the police commissioner was handed to... (GunPolicy.org)

Lire l'article complet : Radio New Zealand International (Shortwave)

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