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Allemagne

Lufthansa plans sky marshals as airlines up security

25 September 2001

Reuters

FRANKFURT — Lufthansa will follow Israel's El Al and assign "sky marshals" to its flights as airlines step up security in the wake of this month's hijack attacks in the United States, a German minister said on Tuesday. Transport Minister Kurt Bodewig told reporters at Frankfurt airport that so-called "sky marshals" would fly on all transatlantic flights and other unspecified routes out of Germany, but declined to give details on how they would work, what it would... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

Cabinet Backs New Restrictions on Weapons

11 July 2001

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

BERLIN — The German cabinet on Wednesday approved a legislative proposal that would make it more difficult to acquire firearms and prohibit members of extremist organizations from obtaining gun permits. The plan is based on the principle of "as few weapons as possible in the hands of the people," Interior Minister Otto Schily said. In an attempt to reach this goal, the proposals would apply new restrictions on rifles, ammunition and knives. Under the draft, sport... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

Schily Proposes Gun Restrictions

21 March 2001

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

BERLIN — Germany's Interior Minister Otto Schily on Wednesday proposed changes to the country's weapons laws that would ban members of violence-prone extremist organizations from owning guns. The ban also would apply to any person who had been sentenced to a prison term of at least one year or who had a history of violent behavior. As part of the background checks, the local officials who are responsible for issuing gun licenses will be able to ask the police or the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

German Boy Kills Himself With Father's Gun

26 February 2001

Ananova (UK)

A boy killed himself with his father's gun because he was worried about his school grades. The 12-year-old, named by Berlin police only as Horst, left a note which explained how terrified he was about his exam report. His older brother Yves, 14, was woken by a shot and went into Horst's bedroom where he found the boy unconscious on the floor on Thursday. Horst was dead on arrival at the local hospital. Police are now investigating how Horst was able to get his... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne,Kosovo

German Troops Accused of Smuggling Guns from Kosovo

5 February 2001

Independent (UK)

German troops in the Balkans are smuggling lorry-loads of weapons into Western Europe, some of which could be finding their way to terrorists and criminal gangs. According to Der Spiegel magazine, a German army sergeant-major was convicted of gun-running last November, while a major, a captain and two sergeants are about to go on trial on 10,094 counts of illicit handling of explosives and 7,144 violations of gun laws. They are alleged to have smuggled truck-loads of... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

A First Success

4 August 2000

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Anyone who has ever been threatened with a blank or gas pistol will never forget the terror concealed behind the harmless-sounding names. Outwardly, they are almost impossible to distinguish from the lethal variety of gun; the mere sight of one can be enough to frighten the victim to death. Yet legislators have hesitated to restrict the purchase and carrying of a Schreckschusspistole-whose main purpose is not to kill but to strike terror-even though many criminals and... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

German Government Tightens Weapons Legislation

4 August 2000

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

BERLIN — The German government has announced plans to tighten the country's already tough weapons laws. Interior Minister Otto Schily outlined on Friday draft legislation which would make it even more difficult for ordinary Germans to obtain handgun licenses, while requiring owners of gas pistols and other non-lethal guns to obtain a "small weapons permit." It would also ban some of the more exotic non-gun weapons, such as "throwing stars" and a few types of knives... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

Secretary of the Interior Proposes 'Small' Gun License

4 August 2000

Rheinische Post (Germany)

BERLIN — By introducing a "small" gun license for gas- and blank cartridge pistols and imposing a ban on certain kinds of projectiles, Federal Secretary of the Interior Otto Schily (SPD) is going to tighten and standardize gun laws. On Friday, he presented a bill drafted in cooperation with related associations and the Policemen's Union. The SPD politician expressed confidence his suggestions will be approved by the Bundestag (German Lower House). People who want to... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

Arsenal at House of Gun Youth

18 March 2000

Reuters

MUNICH, Germany — Police in Germany yesterday found a huge cache of weapons at the home of a schoolboy who shot his teacher before turning the gun on himself in the stairwell of a Bavarian boarding school. The 16-year-old boy and the 57-year-old teacher suffered serious head wounds and were still in a critical condition in hospital after the shooting on Thursday in Brannenburg, in rural Bavaria. Police said they found an "arsenal of weapons" when they searched the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

Man Kills Policeman to Avoid Traffic Penalty

4 February 2000

Reuters

FRANKFURT — A German who killed a traffic policeman after he was caught speeding said the killing was a bid to avoid penalty points on his licence. The 45-year-old unnamed assailant, who was arrested earlier this week, said he was worried that penalty points from previous speeding offences would mean he would be stripped altogether of his licence. The attack happened last month on a highway 60 miles northeast of Frankfurt after the policeman used a radar gun to... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

Germany Struggles With a Rise in US-Type Gun Killings by Its Young

13 November 1999

Washington Post Foreign Service

Andreas seemed like a normal 15-year-old boy growing up in Meissen, a town in eastern Germany famed for its porcelain. He enjoyed playing soccer with his friends, his grades were reasonably good and he often accompanied his mother to Sunday services at the local Lutheran church. But Andreas harbored a serious hatred for Sigrun Leuteritz, his 44-year-old history teacher known for her strict and humorless demeanor. He also displayed an unusually strong penchant for... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

Gun Massacre in Germany: Turkish 'Holy Man' Kills 7, Self in Family Dispute

11 November 1999

Daily Record (Scotland)

A deranged gunman killed seven people after being refused permission to take a teenager as his second wife. Mehmet Kazar, 34, shot dead his would-be sweetheart, her grandfather, two brothers, two cousins and a female friend. The part-time Moslem cleric then turned the gun on himself yesterday. Kazar, who read prayers in a local mosque in Germany, was kicked out for molesting girls. Both the 19-year-old he wanted as his wife, Zubeyde Teger, and her family told... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

Turkish Imam Shoots 19yr-old Woman, Six Relatives in German Gun Spree

11 November 1999

Hurriyet (Istanbul)

In Tubingen, Germany, Mehmet Kaya, a 34-year-old imam from Usak, shot dead 19-year-old Zubeyde Tetik along with six of her relatives and committed suicide before police could apprehend him. Kaya, married with four children, wanted to take Zubeyde as his second wife by way of a religious marriage, but her family had married her off to someone else. After serving as imam at Bielefeld Central Mosque for six years, he was dismissed from that position due to complaints... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

Islamic Teacher Shoots Young Lover, 6 of Her Family in German Gun Spree

11 November 1999

Independent (UK)

BERLIN — An illicit love affair between an Islamic teacher and his young pupil ended in tragedy yesterday morning in the German city of Tubingen as the disgraced and rejected teacher shot himself after killing seven members of the girl's family. The 34-year-old Turkish teacher, identified only as Mehmet K, had apparently carried out the vendetta in order to salvage his honour. The father of four, whose wife is expecting their fifth child, blamed the girl's family... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

Turk Kills Self After Killing Seven

10 November 1999

Reuters

BERLIN — A Turkish man shot dead a family of seven Turks and then committed suicide after driving across Germany at night, police said. It was the second brutal rampage in the country in the past week. The gunman murdered four women and three men in the western German town of Bielefeld Tuesday after one of the men rejected the killer's proposal to marry his daughter, police said Wednesday. The man then drove for five hours to his hometown in Tuebingen in southern... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

Failed Suitor Shoots Seven Dead in Germany

10 November 1999

Reuters

BIELEFELD, Germany — A gunman shot dead four women and three men in an apartment in the west German town of Bielefeld on Tuesday after one of his male victims rejected the killer's marriage proposal to his daughter, police said. They said they believed the victims were from Germany's large Turkish community. The suspect was currently on the run. Police said they were called to the scene late on Tuesday evening after neighbours heard shots coming the apartment. "We... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

Teen's Shooting Rampage Shocks Germany

2 November 1999

Associated Press

BERLIN — Authorities struggled Tuesday to explain why a 16-year old boy went on a shooting rampage in an Alpine spa town, leaving four people dead, including himself and his sister, and shocking a country unaccustomed to such bloodbaths. Crime scene investigators combed through the family's chalet-style home in Bad Reichenhall, a picturesque resort on the Austrian border famous for its thermal baths and centuries-old salt mines. Police stood outside the two-story... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

German Teenager Kills Two, Then Found Dead

1 November 1999

Reuters

BAD REICHENHALL, Germany — A 16-year-old boy shot and killed two people and injured seven more from his bedroom window in a Bavarian town Monday before being found dead in his parent's house, police said. A spokesman said commandos who entered the apartment house where he had barricaded himself found the body of the youth. A second body, believed to be that of his 18-year-old sister, was found in the building. "The inquiry is not officially over but our suspicions... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

German Police Seize Neo-Nazi Arms Cache

24 June 1998

Reuters

MUNICH — German police said they had seized a cache of hand grenades, mines and automatic weapons on Wednesday in dawn raids on premises used by neo-Nazis in two German states. They said three men had been arrested after searches on 17 buildings in the southern state of Bavaria and Rhineland-Palatinate in the west. Crate-loads of far-right propaganda material had been seized, they said. "Those arrested are all from the far-right scene," Bavarian state prosecutor... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

German Gun Club Member Kills Two, Self in Spree

15 June 1998

Reuters

BERLIN — A member of a north German gun club shot dead two fellow members and wounded two other people before killing himself in a shooting spree apparently sparked by a marital row, prosecutors said on Monday. The 55-year-old man, a member of a shooting club in the town of Ribnitz-Damgarten near the Baltic Sea, fired shots at his wife, hitting her in the ear and pelvis, after a violent argument in the early morning. After she fled to a neighbour's house, the man... (GunPolicy.org)

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