Nouvelles sur les armes à feu
Hunting Permits in Iran Await Statistics
19 October 2005
Tehran Times / CHN
TEHRAN — Despite previous promises of issuing hunting permits by the end of summer, the only permits issued in most provinces of Iran are those for birds and angling. In none of the provinces, hunting permits for quadruped have been issued yet.
Mohamad Alavi, director of Control and Inspection Office of Department of Environment of North Khorasan province, says that in this province, hunting permits are issued just for non-marine birds and angling; most of the... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Tehran Times / CHN
Iranian Judges 'To Carry Weapons'
28 August 2005
Tehran — Iranian judges have been given approval to carry guns and to use them if they feel threatened after a judge was shot in an attack in Tehran, officials say.
Mohammed Reza Aghazadeh was shot outside his home in the capital, sustaining injuries to his eye.
He was said to be investigating cases of land and property corruption near Karaj, a satellite town west of Tehran.
The incident comes less than a month after another judge was killed by a gunman on a... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : BBC News
Iran Stockpiling High-Tech Small Arms
25 March 2005
VIENNA, Austria — Iran is quietly building a stockpile of thousands of high-tech small arms and other military equipment — from armor-piercing snipers' rifles to night-vision goggles — through legal weapons deals and a U.N. anti-drug program, according to an internal U.N. document, arms dealers and Western diplomats.
The buying spree is raising Bush administration fears the arms could end up with militants in Iraq. Tehran also is seeking approval for a... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Associated Press
Illegal Sales Already Covered
12 December 2001
USA Today, Opinion
Hezbollah is getting millions of dollars from Iran. They have plenty of weapons. They don't need a few shotguns from Dearborn. This quote from an Arab-American news editor exposes the flawed logic of America's anti-gun lobby.
If private gun commerce by violent criminals, drug dealers or fugitives from justice — or illegal aliens — is the target, bear in mind that gun commerce by such persons — anywhere, anytime, under any circumstances — is already covered by... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : USA Today
Iran Offers Nomads Hunting Rifles for Assault Guns
21 November 1999
TEHRAN — Iran is offering hunting rifles to nomads in exchange for assault weapons in a bid to enforce gun control through the country, a newspaper said on Sunday.
Nomads have traditionally carried guns and have played significant roles in social upheavals in Iran.
Kahyan newspaper quoted a revolutionary guards commander in the heavily nomadic southern province of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiyari as saying about 30,000 assault rifles had been handed in so far in exchange for... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Reuters