Nouvelles sur les armes à feu
Gun Trafficking Network Dismantled in Spain, Lithuania [ES]
5 September 2016
20 Minutos (USA)
[Translated summary: 52 people were arrested in a raid that dismantled a drug and arms trafficking network linking Spain and Lithuania. Police reported that at least 50 guns were seized, AK-47 and Makarov pistols among them. The network purchased guns from collectors and repaired them in workshops to make them operational and sell them.]
Cincuenta y dos personas fueron arrestadas en un operativo que desmanteló una red de tráfico de drogas y armas que operaba en... (GunPolicy.org)
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1/3 of Femicides Committed With Gun in Latin America and Caribbean [ES]
2 March 2012
RT-TV Novosti (Russia)
[Translated summary: Nearly a third of crimes against women are committed with a firearm and in Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras this indicator is 60% - Small Arms Survey.]
El mayor nivel de feminicidios se registra en Latinoamérica y el Caribe. Catorce países latinoamericanos aparecen entre los 25 del mundo con la tasa más elevada de crímenes contra la mujer.
El informe de la organización de investigaciones independientes Small Arms Survey,... (GunPolicy.org)
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Accused Real IRA Gunrunner Named in Lithuanian Arrest Warrant
14 September 2008
Anti-terrorist police in Lithuania are seeking the extradition of a Co Louth man they believe is linked to an alleged attempt by dissident republicans to purchase arms in the eastern bloc.
The authorities in Vilnius have issued a European arrest warrant for Brendan McGuigan, 28, from Omeath in Co Louth, who is being sought in connection with an investigation into attempted arms-smuggling by the Real IRA.
McGuigan is alleged to have travelled to Lithuania in August... (GunPolicy.org)
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EU May 'Fast Track' Convertible Gun Ban, Background Checks, Registration
12 November 2007
A British MEP is hoping to "fast track" a new EU deal on gun control and says last week's school massacre in Finland should act as a wake up call.
Last week, the BBC reported that police in Britain, faced with a flood of easily convertible replica guns, want changes to European laws.
Labour MEP Arlene McCarthy, who chairs a key committee, said a new deal could be in place by the end of the year.
The new directive would make it harder to buy guns across the EU.... (GunPolicy.org)
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Lithuanian Vet Put Hundreds of Guns on Streets of London, Manchester
24 February 2007
In Lithuania, the ancient market town of Kedainiai, a two-hour drive north of the capital, is best known for its agricultural and dairy produce. For some reason, local people are particularly proud of their cucumbers: it is, they like to say, the cucumber capital of the country.
Over the past two years, however, Kedainiai has been producing another, more lucrative, and far more deadly commodity, one which is having an impact on the lives of youths 1,100 miles away in... (GunPolicy.org)
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Lithuania-to-UK Gun Running Earns 4 Smugglers Up to 18 Years in Prison
28 July 2006
Four men caught trying to smuggle an armoury of illegal weapons from Lithuania could have caused mayhem on the streets, a judge has said.
Lithuanians Marius Renke and Anton Vaisnoras, and Dawson Wray, of Eccles, Gtr Manchester, and James Parker, of Coventry, admitted smuggling the guns.
Judge Bernard Lever said all were prime movers to supply the guns to gangsters.
Renke was jailed for 18 years, Vaisnoras 14 years, Parker 13 years six months and Wray 11 years six... (GunPolicy.org)
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Lithuanian Guns Down Eight in Tiny Village
16 February 1998
VILNIUS — A man went on a house-to-house killing spree and shot dead eight neighbours before he was beaten to death by survivors in a small village in Lithuania, police said on Monday.
The dead, aged between 17 and 65, were four men and four women.
"It seemed that he wanted to kill everyone in the village," said police inspector Cheslovas Girdzishka, giving details of the massacre in Drauchiu in the Shirvintos region some 50 km (30 miles) north of the capital... (GunPolicy.org)
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