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Gun Policy News, 17 January 2014

Inde

17 January 2014

BBC News

India has launched a new handgun for women, named after a student who was gang-raped in Delhi in December 2012 and later died of her injuries. Officials say it will help women defend themselves, but critics say it's an insult to the victim's memory. In his large office on Kanpur's Kalpi Road, Abdul Hameed, the general manager of the state-run Indian Ordnance Factory, shows me Nirbheek, the factory's tiniest gun. "It's small, it's lightweight, it weighs only 500g... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

17 January 2014

Belfast Telegraph

A four-year-old girl accidentally shot dead a little boy she was playing with at a house. Police captain Rodney Cox said the shooting happened yesterday when the girl, the four-year-old victim and a five year old were playing in a bedroom and found the gun. Mr Cox said an adult was in the home in Detroit, Michigan, at the time, though it was not yet clear exactly... (GunPolicy.org)

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Arabie saoudite,Yémen

17 January 2014

Arab News (Jeddah)

JEDDAH - Border Guards in the Addayer area of Jazan foiled an attempt to smuggle firearms and ammunition through Saudi-Yemeni borders, but were unable to catch the smugglers, who fled toward Yemen's borders. "They left what they were carrying and fled back to where they came from," said Gen. Abdulaziz Al-Subhi, Jazan's Border Guard commander. He said the smugglers were spotted by a patrol that prevented the smuggling of 118 pistols and 235 magazines. Meanwhile,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Russie

17 January 2014

RIA Novosti (Russia)

MOSCOW – Russian security officers have seized a cache of weapons and arrested 15 people suspected of trafficking in small arms, the Interior Ministry said on its website Friday. The group allegedly smuggled the weapons into Russia by car from the Baltic countries for delivery to the Moscow Region. The suspects were arrested by police and Federal Security Service officers during a series of raids in the Pskov Region along Russia's western border with Estonia and... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suède,Europe de l'Est

17 January 2014

Local (Sweden)

Prosecutors are set to charge four people with ties to the illegal import of weapons, believed to hail from the Balkans, following a raid on a delivery van in Gothenburg carried out earlier in the week. Prosecutor Thomas Eliasson told Sveriges Radio (SR) on Friday that the weapons probably come from the Balkans and their intended recipients were likely members of organized crime gangs in the western port city of Gothenburg. "Because they've been smuggled here you can... (GunPolicy.org)

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Guyana

17 January 2014

Kaieteur News (Guyana)

The National Assembly yesterday met for the first time in 2014 and unanimously voted to create a new criminal offence, revamp the admissibility of various types of evidence in criminal and civil trials as well as allow for persons who received tickets for traffic offences to be allowed to make payments in any magisterial district. For several hours at yesterday's sitting, the House voted on and unanimously for the Firearms (Amendment) Bill, the Evidence (Amendment)... (GunPolicy.org)

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Royaume-Uni

17 January 2014

Daily Record (Scotland)

There are more than 16,000 legal guns in the region – that's one firearm for every nine people. A freedom of information request by the News revealed the figures, although police refused to lift the lid on how many illegal weapons had been confiscated in the past decade. The statistics on non-registered firearms were not revealed as police believed it "too time consuming" to collate the figures. Freedom of information officer Steven Irving said: "As at 7 January... (GunPolicy.org)

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