Trouvez des Faits

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

Nouvelles sur les armes à feu

Nations Unies,Albanie

United Nations Plans to Collect Illicit Weapons in Albania

26 May 1998

Reuters

UNITED NATIONS — A team of U.N. experts will visit Albania from June 1 to 5 to prepare a programme for retrieving illicit weapons held by civilians, a U.N. spokesman said on Tuesday. The team, being sent at the request of the Albanian authorities, will be headed by the under-secretary-general in charge of disarmament affairs, Jayantha Dhanapala of Sri Lanka, and will also include officials from the U.N. political and peace-keeping departments. Albania has been awash... (GunPolicy.org)

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Vatican

Vatican Says Grudge, Not Sex, Behind Guard Slaying

5 May 1998

CNN

VATICAN CITY — The head of the pope's Swiss Guard was shot with his wife in "a moment of madness" by a young vice-corporal with a grudge against his superiors, the Vatican said Tuesday. It said hurt professional pride, not sexual jealousy, apparently drove vice-corporal Cedric Tornay, 23, to kill the couple before turning his gun on himself. Captain Commandant Alois Estermann, 43, who shielded Pope John Paul II during a 1981 assassination attempt, was shot dead in... (GunPolicy.org)

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Croatie

Seven Killed in Croatia Shooting, Ignored by Media

15 April 1998

Reuters

ZAGREB — A man killed seven people in a shooting spree in a Croatian cafe on Tuesday before apparently blowing himself up hours later with explosives, police said on Wednesday. The 51-year-old man, identified as Anton M., killed seven out of 10 people in the cafe and wounded another with fire from a 7.62mm semi-automatic rifle, Slavonski Brod police chief Marko Ralic said in a statement faxed to Reuters. The man had had a late drink at the cafe, left and then... (GunPolicy.org)

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Croatie

Croatia Announces Firearms Law After Seven Killed

15 April 1998

Reuters

ZAGREB — A man killed seven people in a shooting spree in a Croatian cafe, prompting the government to announce introduction of a harsh law on possession of firearms. The 51-year-old man, identified as Anton M., killed seven out of 10 people in the cafe on Tuesday and wounded another with fire from a 7.62mm semi-automatic rifle, Slavonski Brod police chief Marko Ralic said in a statement. The man apparently blew himself up hours later with explosives. Responding... (GunPolicy.org)

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Grèce

Arms Cache Seized in Greece, American Woman Arrested

5 January 1998

Associated Press

SALONICA, Greece — Police seized an arsenal of rifles, grenades and dynamite while searching a pig sty on an American-born woman's farm in northern Greece. Ballistic experts planned to examine the weapons, believed to have been smuggled from Albania, for connections to killings or robberies in Greece, authorities said Sunday. Police said Ms. Donna Wilkins-Kaltsas, 41, was sleeping with a machine gun at her side when officers burst into her farm house in Dion, about... (GunPolicy.org)

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