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Gun Policy News, 6 August 2012

Corée du Nord

6 August 2012

Korea Times / Yonhap

North Korea has had a gun control law since 2009, recently obtained data showed Monday, in what was seen as an effort to tighten control over the society at a time of power succession. North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-un was groomed as the successor to his ailing father Kim Jong-il, with the hereditary succession plan becoming official for the first time in 2010 when the young Kim was named as a four-star general in the military. Kim Jong-un took the helm of the... (

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6 August 2012

Guyana Chronicle (Online)

There are perhaps about 4,000 licensed civilian firearm holders in Guyana and I will wager that no more than 90% are very familiar with their weapons and/or practise shooting fairly regularly. Such a situation defeats the very purpose for which one was issued a firearm licence in the first place. To defend life and property with a firearm requires more than the basic knowledge of your firearm which was imparted to you when you bought same. Additionally, firearm holders... (

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6 August 2012

Helsingin Sanomat (Finland)

New firearms legislation, which was prompted by two school massacres in Finland in 2007 and 2008, appears to have led to a sharp decline in applications for handgun licences. "Many dealers still have guns acquired in 2009 in their storerooms, and that is where they will stay", says Timo Huikkala, vice chairman of the Finnish Association of Gun Dealers. A new law took effect in June, placing strict conditions for handgun permits. Retailers say that sales of handguns... (

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