Trouvez des Faits

Prévention de la violence armée, lois sur le contrôle des armes à feu et commerce des armes légères :

Gun Policy News, 30 August 2009

Mexique

30 August 2009

BBC News

Eight people died when gunmen opened fire on a crowd partying in a Mexican coastal town, police say. The shooting took place in a boulevard in Navolato, Sinaloa state, said to be a popular weekend gathering place for young people. Local media said most of the victims were aged between 15 and 20. Sinaloa, which lies on Mexico's northern Pacific coast, is a drug trafficking hotspot and a stronghold for the notorious Sinaloa cartel. State spokesman Martin Robles... (GunPolicy.org)

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Philippines,Indonésie,Mali

30 August 2009

Jakarta Globe

The recent seizure by Philippine customs officers of a cargo vessel carrying firearms manufactured in Indonesia is raising more questions than answers in both countries, with Indonesia questioning the motives for the bust and a lawmaker calling for answers from the central government. Military Chief Gen. Djoko Santoso said over the weekend that PT Pindad, the state-owned military equipment manufacturer, had been authorized to export the shipment of assault rifles and... (GunPolicy.org)

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Lituanie,Royaume-Uni,Irlande du Nord

30 August 2009

BBC News

VILNIUS — The trial in Lithuania of a County Louth man charged with trying to buy arms and explosives for the Real IRA has been adjourned until October. Michael Campbell, 36, was arrested in Lithuania after allegedly trying to buy weapons from an intelligence officer posing as an international arms dealer. His brother, Liam, is believed to be a senior Real IRA member, which opposes British rule in Northern Ireland. It was set up in 1997 after the mainstream IRA... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

30 August 2009

Washington Post

A training course that was wildly popular among police, corrections officers, sheriff's deputies and other public safety personnel in Montgomery County is looking increasingly like a scheme that traded hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayers' money for cut-rate weapons intended for private use. As we wrote last month, since 2007 county law enforcement officers and firefighters have flocked to training courses run by two private firms: Global Law Enforcement... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

30 August 2009

Los Angeles Times

There's a bull market for bullets. Stacks of ammo, once piled high at gun shops across America, have dwindled. Prices paid by consumers for much-sought-after Winchester .380-caliber handgun bullets have doubled. At weekend gun shows, trailers loaded with boxes of ammunition are drained within hours. Budget-pressed police departments, which can't be caught short, have increased their orders just to be safe, and the U.S. military, fighting two wars, has seen its need... (GunPolicy.org)

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