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Prévention de la violence armée, lois sur le contrôle des armes à feu et commerce des armes légères :

Nouvelles sur les armes à feu

Italie,Libye,Tchad,Soudan,Chine

Libya Tried to Buy 1 Million Chinese Assault Rifles, Perhaps for Chad, Sudan

13 April 2008

Associated Press

PERUGIA, Italy — The Libyan officer tried to cloak the purpose of his call to the Italian arms dealer. "A friend," he said, wanted to buy 1 million "pieces" and 50 million items of "food." But when that phone call was placed in 2006, Italian police were listening. They knew the meaning. Libya was shopping for guns — lots of them. Authorities shadowed the negotiations between Libyan officials and a group of black-market dealers from across Italy for a year before... (GunPolicy.org)

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Malte,Iraq,Italie,Libye,Chine,Russie

Maltese Company, Libya, China Accused of Gun Running to Iraqi Insurgents

15 February 2007

Independent (Malta)

Italian authorities yesterday announced they had interrupted an international arms trafficking deal that was to have operated between China, Malta, Italy and Libya, and which planned to supply hundreds of thousands of weapons to Iraqi insurgents, international media reported yesterday. The operation was to have seen an unnamed Maltese company acting as a middleman between Chinese weapons producers and Libyan buyers, who would, in turn, move the weapons on to Iraqi... (GunPolicy.org)

Lire l'article complet : Independent (Malta)

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Irlande,États-Unis,Libye

Book 'Blows Lid' on Trade Secrets of IRA Gun Running from USA, Libya

21 January 2007

Sunday Independent (Ireland), Book review

Gunrunners, by Sean Boyne. O'Brien, 19.95 'GOD made the Catholics, but the Armalite made them equal' was the writing once scrawled on a wall in Derry's Bogside. But where did the Armalite come from? In the early years of the Northern Ireland conflict, the IRA guns mainly came from the USA, through smuggling operations organised by Irish-American republican sympathisers. The Armalites, we are assured by General John de Chastelain, have all been destroyed. The IRA is... (GunPolicy.org)

Lire l'article complet : Sunday Independent (Ireland)

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