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Gun Policy News, 4 April 2013

Inde

4 April 2013

Times of India

NAGPUR - A 49-year-old office superintendent with joint director of technical education was shot with a country made revolver and stabbed to death by his daughter's male friend at his residence in ShriHarinagar near Manewada Ring road on Wednesday. YogeshDakhode's wife Kusum was also assaulted a number of times. The perpetrator Anwar Khan, 28, who was once in a relationship with Dakhodes' daughter, wanted to kill the girl too but was overpowered by neighbours before... (GunPolicy.org)

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Ghana

4 April 2013

Spy Ghana (Ghana)

An increasing number of young people are in possession of firearms in the Northern Region, posing an additional risk to the already volatile situation in the area. The disturbing phenomena was highlighted at the 2012 regional celebration of the West African Security Service Association (WASSA) in Tamale last Thursday when a number of speakers made reference to it and stressed the need to take measures to combat it. Speaking at the function, the Northern Regional... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis,Mexique

4 April 2013

San Marco Mercury

As the gun control debate swirls around issues like background checks and mental health, a new study reveals that gun running into Mexico remains a large-scale problem. In their report, titled "The Way of the Gun," researchers at the University of San Diego's Trans-Border Institute estimated that as many as 253,000 firearms were purchased in the United States from 2010 to 2012 for the sole purpose of being trafficked across the border into Mexico. The figure is nearly... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canada

4 April 2013

Toronto Star (Ontario)

The champagne was flowing Tuesday afternoon in the office of the Canadian charity Project Ploughshares. Hours earlier, the United Nations in a 154-3 vote agreed to approve an arms trade treaty, a pact that has the promise to regulate the cross-border sale of conventional weapons. In theory, the treaty should stop arms makers from being able to sell so easily to countries with spotty human-rights records. Tanks, combat aircraft, naval vessels, missiles and launchers,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australie

4 April 2013

ABC News (Australia)

Police will today destroy some of the thousands of guns they have collected in a firearms amnesty. More than 4,000 unregistered weapons have been surrendered in the past eight weeks, with a month on the amnesty still to go. Crime Stoppers chief executive officer Trevor O'Hara says it is important illegal firearms are taken out of harm's way. "There is just so much crime happening these days with illegal firearms and the community has had enough," he said. "They are... (GunPolicy.org)

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