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Jordanie

Jordan Promotes Gun Control Law

3 March 2019

MediaLine

King said to be concerned by festive firing at celebrations, but others cite terrorism Members of Jordan's lower house are working to push forward a bill that would prevent citizens from purchasing automatic or semi-automatic firearms, even if they are to be used for hunting. The legislation does not grandfather in those who already own such weapons, forcing people with legal permits to hand them over to the authorities. It is said that a big reason for this reform... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis,Suisse,Union Européenne,Égypte,Arabie saoudite,Yémen,Bahreïn,Émirats arabes unis,Qatar,Koweït,Liban,Jordanie

Arms Trade Treaty Member Nations Flout Gun Trade Rules [FR]

26 August 2016

SwissInfo

[Translated summary: Many countries that have signed the Arms Trade Treaty continue to ignore the rules. Only Portugal, Slovenia and Sweden have been completely transparent about their trade. US, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France and Italy continue to sell arms to Egypt which translates into the torture and death of hundreds of people.] Disposer d'un traité sur le commerce des armes, c'est bien. Encore faut-il qu'il soit respecté. Pour Amnesty International, trop... (GunPolicy.org)

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Europe de l'Est,Syrie,Jordanie,Arabie saoudite,Turquie,Allemagne,Émirats arabes unis

Eastern Europe and the Lucrative Middle East Arms Trade

9 August 2016

Deutsche Welle

War-torn Syria is full of arms: thousands of AK47 assault rifles, machine guns, mortar shells, rocket launchers and anti-tank weapons, aging T-55 and T-72 tanks. Most are believed to come from the following countries: Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Montenegro, Serbia and Romania. They reach Syria via a circuitous route. First, they are sent by air or sea to Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates or Turkey – then on from there to the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Syrie,Iraq,Jordanie,Liban,Turquie,États-Unis,Qatar,Arabie saoudite

Weapons of the Syrian War: Small Arms

19 July 2016

Defense One (USA)

Small arms were already plentiful in Syria before the war, thanks to years of Soviet and Russian support. More flooded in after the conflict began First use: March 18, 2011. After the Assad regime detained more than a dozen teenagers as part of its Arab Spring crackdown, protesters burned down a police headquarters in the southern city of Dara'a. In response, police fired tear gas at protesters, and then opened fire on them. Origin: Small arms were already plentiful... (GunPolicy.org)

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Arabie saoudite,États-Unis,Jordanie

CIA Guns for Syrian Rebels Stolen for Jordanian Black Market

26 June 2016

New York Times

Weapons shipped into Jordan by the Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia intended for Syrian rebels have been systematically stolen by Jordanian intelligence operatives and sold to arms merchants on the black market, according to American and Jordanian officials. Some of the stolen weapons were used in a shooting in November that killed two Americans and three others at a police training facility in Amman, F.B.I. officials believe after months of investigating... (GunPolicy.org)

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Liban,Iraq,Jordanie,Oman,Égypte,Arabie saoudite,Croatie,Israël,Koweït,Allemagne,Espagne,Émirats arabes unis,Italie,Qatar,Suisse,États-Unis

World's Small Arms Trade Reached US$5.8 Billion in 2013

17 June 2016

Israel Homeland Security

The Small Arms Survey (SAS) released its annual Transfers and Transparency trade update for 2016, which reveals that the world's top and the largest of the smaller arms exporters conducted trade to the tune of $5.8bn in 2013. This represents an increase of 17 percent in small arms trade on 2012, which came in at $5bn flat. The United States alone, the world's largest arms manufacturer and exporter, exported a record breaking $1.1bn worth of small arms in 2013. In a... (GunPolicy.org)

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Pérou,Colombie,Jordanie,Mexique,Guatemala,Honduras,Uruguay,Argentine,Brésil

Gun Thefts From Peru Army Supplies Points to Possible Corruption, Trafficking

3 April 2014

InSight Crime (Bogota)

Authorities in Peru say the majority of arms used by criminal groups are stolen from private owners and security forces, highlighting a common regional phenomenon that is often facilitated by corrupt officials. Specialists consulted by El Comercio said the majority of pistols and shotguns used by criminal groups in Peru were stolen from legitimate owners, rather than acquired through the black market. Authorities reported that 1,767 firearms were declared lost or... (GunPolicy.org)

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Jordanie

Proliferation of Firearms in Jordanian Society Rising

9 March 2014

Jordan News Agency, Media release

AMMAN - The criminal police department reported a marked rise recently in the proliferation of firearms in Jordanian society and said authorities would press for amending the anti-gun legislation to stem this phenomenon, according to a study. Col. Raed Ouran, a senior officer at the department, told Petra that the study was meant to survey the spread of firearms in the country and look into the motives behind citizens' proclivity to possess a gun. He said there was no... (GunPolicy.org)

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Syrie,Jordanie

Officials Estimate Over 1 Million Unlicensed Guns in Jordan

24 February 2014

Muscat Daily

AMMAN - Jordanian border guards foiled an attempt to smuggle a large amount of ammunition from Syria and arrested five people early Monday, the army said. "Border guards foiled an attempt to smuggle a large amount of ammunition and other material from Syria into Jordan, at around 1:30 am. (2230 GMT)," the army said in a statement on its website. "The guards arrested five people and seized their car," it added without giving any further details. Jordan says smuggling... (GunPolicy.org)

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Syrie,Jordanie

Gun Prices, Sales Up in Jordan Over Syria War Fears

15 January 2014

New Straits Times (Malaysia) / Agence France Presse

AMMAN - Firearm prices in Jordan have soared tenfold since the war in neighbouring Syria erupted in 2011 but more people than ever are buying guns for protection against a possible spillover of the violence. The number of licensed weapons stands at 120,000 but there are more than one million unlicensed guns in the kingdom of seven million people, according to interior ministry estimates. According to a study by the Jordanian Society for Political Sciences, 25 percent... (GunPolicy.org)

Lire l'article complet : New Straits Times (Malaysia) / Agence France Presse

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Jordanie

Jordanian Politician Fires Automatic Rifle at Colleague in Govt

10 September 2013

Guardian (UK)

A Jordanian politician fired an automatic rifle at another parliamentarian in a corridor of the chamber of deputies over a personal dispute, according to two fellow deputies. More commonly and during heated debates, lawmakers have hurled shoes and bottled water at each other. This was the first incident in recent history involving a discharged firearm in the 180-member chamber. Over the summer, a deputy tried to point his gun at another lawmaker during a televised... (GunPolicy.org)

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Syrie,Jordanie

Jordan Border Police Seize Large Arms Cache Smuggled from Syria

1 August 2013

Montreal Gazette (Québec)

AMMAN, Jordan - An army spokesman in Jordan says border police have arrested smugglers trying to sneak in a large cache of arms from neighbouring Syria. The spokesman says the group arrested late Thursday included Jordanians and other Arab nationalities. The official said the arms included mainly machine-guns. He said … an investigation had begun. The official spoke on condition of anonymity in line with army regulations. Jordan has been concerned that... (GunPolicy.org)

Lire l'article complet : Montreal Gazette (Québec)

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Jordanie

Jordan Govt Endorses New Firearms Draft Law to Curb Violence

30 May 2013

Jordan Times / Zawya

AMMAN - A new draft firearms and ammunition law places further restrictions on the acquisition of automatic weapons, a top official said on Thursday, amid a significant increase in the use of guns and violence across the Kingdom over the past few years. Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammed Momani told The Jordan Times on Thursday that the government will move to have the bill enacted by Parliament as soon as possible. According to the draft... (GunPolicy.org)

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Jordanie

Levels of Violence Rise at Jordan's Universities, Gun Drawn at Parliament

15 April 2013

Al-Monitor (Washington DC)

Residents of the city of Karak have been dressing in black to mourn the death of a 20-year-old engineering student. Officials said the man was killed [April 2] on the campus of a public university in this tribal stronghold 120 km (75 miles) south of the Jordanian capital, Amman. Recent violence that has wreaked havoc in Jordan's educational institutions, including student rioting that moved Karak into the forefront, could be a warning that there is a threat to... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suisse,Arabie saoudite,Syrie,Jordanie,Émirats arabes unis

Swiss Weapons Sale to Saudi Arabia Blocked on HR Grounds

23 January 2013

SwissInfo

The Swiss government has vetoed the planned sale by the firearms group KRISS of weapon components to Saudi Arabia, arguing that the weapons made from them could be used to violate human rights. The Swiss group's application for an export licence was for items worth SFr436,000 ($468,000), according to the economics ministry. The ministry said the application was for components for pistols to be sent to the United States for assembly, and then exported to Saudi Arabia... (GunPolicy.org)

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Palestine,Jordanie,Israël

Israeli Police Say Gun Violence Continues to Climb in Arab Sector

27 March 2012

Jerusalem Post (Israel)

Despite police efforts to stamp out the use of firearms in the Arab sector, gun crime rose by 7 percent in the first three months of 2012 in comparison to the same period last year, police said Monday. In 2011, in 557 cases a firearm was used during the commission of a crime, with 579 arrests made for firearms offenses, police said. The police and the Public Security Ministry have been the subject of continued criticism from the Arab sector due to the mayhem caused by... (GunPolicy.org)

Lire l'article complet : Jerusalem Post (Israel)

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Thaïlande,Malaisie,Indonésie,Koweït,Qatar,Mexique,Pérou,Venezuela,Colombie,Bolivie,Somalie,Népal,Oman,Lettonie,Maurice,Guyana,République démocratique du Congo (RDC),Bosnie-Herzégovine,Arabie saoudite,Liberia,Kazakhstan,Singapour,République dominicaine,Jordanie,Trinité-et-Tobago,Émirats arabes unis,Guatemala,Honduras,Chili,Équateur,Argentine,Zimbabwe,Zambie,Ouganda,Tanzanie,Sénégal,Congo,Nigeria,Niger,Namibie,Maroc,Mauritanie,Malawi,Côte d'Ivoire,Égypte,Burkina Faso,Brésil,Tunisie,Sri Lanka,Pakistan,Philippines,Yémen,États-Unis,Italie,Allemagne,Israël,Autriche,Russie,Afrique,Amérique,Asie,Europe,Afrique du Sud,Algérie,Angola,Botswana,Ghana,Guinée,Madagascar

Brazilian Gun Industry Seeks New Markets: Africa and Asia [PT]

27 January 2012

Publica (Brazil)

[Translated summary: With the support of the Ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs, Brazilian gun manufacturers seek new markets in countries with a history of human rights violations: Tunisia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Philippines and Yemen. Brazil is among the six countries in the world with annual exports exceeding $ 100 million, according to recent research from Small Arms Survey. According to the Army, responsible for supervising and controlling exports from 2005 to... (GunPolicy.org)

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Liban,Syrie,Turquie,Iraq,Jordanie,Israël

Syria Crisis Amplifies Demand for Black Market Guns in Lebanon

10 January 2012

Daily Star (Beirut)

BEIRUT - As Abu Rida reels off a list of the latest prices for weapons and ammunition on Lebanon's black market, his small audience lets out low whistles of surprise."$2,000 for an RPG?" said one man, referring to a rocket-propelled grenade launcher. "I swear to God," replied Abu Rida who has seen his profits skyrocket over the past year. "The prices are crazy. And it's all going to Syria." Black market arms dealers like Abu Rida are struggling to cope with a soaring... (GunPolicy.org)

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Iraq,Jordanie,Turquie,Syrie,Liban

Gun Smuggling Business Booming in Lebanon, Thanks to Syrian Uprising

25 November 2011

National Post (Toronto) / Reuters

BAALBEK, Lebanon — Weapons dealer Abu Wael has traded guns in Lebanon's Bekaa valley since the last days of his country's civil war, nearly a quarter of a century ago. This has been his busiest year ever. Unrest in neighbouring Syria has sent demand for weapons soaring, doubling prices for Kalashnikov assault rifles and other weapons and helping supply the increasingly well armed insurrection challenging President Bashar al-Assad. In the first six months of the... (GunPolicy.org)

Lire l'article complet : National Post (Toronto) / Reuters

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Libye,États-Unis,Turquie,Jordanie,Philippines,Iraq,Koweït,Macédoine,Serbie

Celebratory Shooting Injuries: How Dangerous is Firing a Gun Into the Air?

22 August 2011

BBC News

Libyan rebels have celebrated their advance into Tripoli by firing guns in the air. How hazardous is this? It is, unarguably, an emphatic way to display one's jubilation. Shooting an automatic weapon into the sky to signal an occasion one welcomes is a popular practice in much of the world, as the footage of Libyan anti-Gaddafi forces seizing the main square of the capital city has demonstrated. But it is a potentially fatal activity, which regularly results in the... (GunPolicy.org)

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