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The 19 Countries That Do Not Arm Their Police Officers
19 July 2017
A woman who called 911 to report a nearby crime was killed by a US police officer last weekend. The circumstances surrounding her death are still unclear.
The fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk, a dual Australian-US national who had settled in Minnesota in 2014, has made headlines in both her native Australia and her adopted home in Minneapolis – once again reigniting the all too familiar debate surrounding the role that firearms play in both law enforcement and in... (GunPolicy.org)
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Malawi Poachers Surrender 40 Home-made Guns to Police
13 April 2016
Nyasa Times (Malawi)
Poachers in the north have surrendered over 40 home made guns to authorities in a programme that signals a ceasefire in the battle against poaching in protected areas in the region.
Division manager for Wildlife Department George Qumayo said since January, poachers have voluntarily handed over 44 home made guns used in the poaching of animals in Vwaza Game Reserve and Nyika National Park.
"This shows that we are winning the battle against poaching which has made us to... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Nyasa Times (Malawi)
Malawi Police Destroy Illegal Firearms
13 June 2014
Malawi Police has destroyed over 3,000 illegal firearms confiscated from people across the country.Inspector General Lot Dzonzi said in Lilongwe during the destruction exercise that Malawi is vulnerable to firearms smuggling because of a number of reasons including its geographical position, lack of scanning machines at its border posts and use of unchartered routes by foreigners.
"This has led to the smugglers bringing in firearms into the country which can lead to... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Star Africa
Police Speak to Malawi Politician Over Illegal Guns
6 November 2013
Deputy speaker of Parliament James Chingola was Wednesday morning interrogated by the Malawi Police over the illegal possession of firearms which were found at one of his offices.
Lilongwe police spokesperson Ramsey Mushane says this followed the search which the police arrived at his offices after a tip off.
"We discovered in a same room two AK 47 rifles and two identified guns plus live ammunition," he said.
Mushane says Chingola will soon be charged with illegal... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Nyasa Times
Man Jailed for Possessing Gun Without Licence in Malawi
19 June 2013
Malawi News Agency (Lilongwe)
Lilongwe — Mkukula First Grade Magistrate court on Monday sentenced Chimwanza Chikhosi to nine months imprisonment with hard labour for being found in possession of a fire arm without license which is contrary to section 1 (a) of Fire Arms Act.
Kanengo police Deputy Public Relations Officer, Salome Chibwana told Malawi News Agency that police received a tip from the general public that Chikhosi was possessing a fire arm without a license which is also giving pressure... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Malawi News Agency (Lilongwe)
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Brazil Arms Exports: Country Preaches Peace, Sells Tons of Arms
28 February 2012
Huffington Post (USA)
A small, scratched metal can thrown on the ground created Brazil's first diplomatic embarrassment of 2012. The canister of tear gas had been collected by pro-democracy activists in Bahrain. Stamped across the can in blue was a Brazilian flag and the words 'MADE IN BRAZIL.'
One year had passed since Bahrain became the stage for pro-democracy protests by the majority Shiites against the Sunni monarchy commanded by king Hamad bin-Isa Khalifa. The protesters had been... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Huffington Post (USA)
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Brazilian Gun Industry Seeks New Markets: Africa and Asia [PT]
27 January 2012
[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)
Lire l'article complet : Publica (Brazil)
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Africa: Analysis: How Best to Remove Guns from Post-conflict Zones?
28 July 2011
IRIN (UN News)
JOHANNESBURG - Cash for guns or buy-back programmes in post-conflict states have fallen out of favour as a method of ridding a society of weapons, and have been replaced by often elaborate schemes designed to remove money from the equation, but the debate continues as to the best way forward.
The disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) community has grappled for years with buy-back practices and acknowledges they can have a profound effect on the nature of... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : IRIN (UN News)
Human Rights Campaign Urges Malawians to Give Up, Eradicate Guns
10 June 2008
Daily Times (Malawi)
A prominent human rights lobbyist has urged Malawians to help curb the use of small arms in order to enhance peace in the country.
Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR), in a statement, urges Malawians to assume responsibility to tackle the proliferation of small arms by playing a proactive role and offer tips and information to police on anyone suspected to be illegally in possessions of firearms.
"It is tragic that the global gun epidemic is killing more... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Daily Times (Malawi)
Malawi a Target for Gun Trafficking, Promises Curbs on Firearm Smuggling
27 July 2007
The geographical location of Malawi has threatened the country's peace and stability as evidenced by the proliferation of small firearms from its troubled neighbouring countries. And according to Malawian deputy Home Affairs of Malawi, Symon Vuwa Kaunda, this is the reason why the country has become a target route for small firearms trafficking and small firearms related crimes.
Mr Kaunda delivered the speech during the commemoration of the global week against gun... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Afrol News
Democracy, Demobbed Malawi Youth Group Blamed for Flood of Guns
25 May 2006
Daily Times (Malawi)
The dawn of multiparty democracy and disbandment of Malawi Young Pioneer (MYP) resulted in proliferation of illegal small arms and light weapons, National Folk Point (NFP) has said.
NFP affiliate Police Inspector Noel Kaira, who represented the IG, said this at a news conference Wednesday in Blantyre held alongside activities marking commemoration of Global Week of Action on Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons.
Kaira said the disarmament of the MCP's militant wing... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Daily Times (Malawi)
Malawi Forms NGO to Control Firearms
27 April 2006
LILONGWE — Progress towards full establishment of a body will control the proliferation of illicit trafficking of small arms and light weapons, the Malawi National Focal Point (MNFP), has been intensified following a meeting between government and civil society officials recently in Lilongwe.
Acting Inspector General of Malawi Police Service Often Thyolani said at the meeting the establishment of the MNFP is coming at the right time when countries in Eastern and... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Chronicle (Lilongwe)
Malawi Govt Sets Up National Focal Point to Curb Gun Crime Threat
25 April 2006
Government has decided to establish an office specifically to deal with the problem of crime associated with guns and other small weapons, which
Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security Anna Kachikho and Acting Inspector General of Police Often Thyolani say pose a threat to national security.
The new office referred to as National Focal Point (NFP), whose national coordinator is former police spokesperson Willie Chingaru, will be operating within the Malawi... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Nation (Malawi)
Malawi Seeks to Control Illicit Trafficking of Firearms
19 April 2006
African News Dimension (Johannesburg)
LILONGWE — A meeting that seeks to control proliferation of illicit trafficking of small arms and light weapons in Malawi is under way in the Malawi Capital Lilongwe.
Acting Malawi Police Service Inspector General Often Thyolani said the meeting, a follow up from the National Stakeholders Workshop late last year, signals hope and progress towards full establishment of a Malawi National Focal Point (MNFP).
"The establishment of the NFP is coming at the right time... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : African News Dimension (Johannesburg)
Malawi Police Receive Gun Crusher at Small Arms Conference
28 November 2005
LILONGWE — The public's suspicion as to where do guns that the Malawi Police Service confiscate from robbers or any other unlawful keepers finally go, will cease now that the police has a state-of-the-art gun destroyer machine.
The mill-like-machine called a Shear, which was donated to the Malawi Police Service by the Malawi Safety Security and Access to Justice (MASSAJ), was shown to the press Wednesday at Police Headquarters in Lilongwe prior to a National... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Chronicle (Lilongwe)
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Tighter Gun Control on Southern African Borders
30 September 2005
Independent (South Africa)
Twenty-six police members of Southern African Development Community member countries have completed special training in the cross-border control of illegal firearms and ammunition.
The group received their certificates of competence on Friday after completing a month-long course, the SA Police Service said in a statement.
The training was aimed at equipping police members to take part in exercises to combat and eradicate the illicit manufacturing of firearms and... (GunPolicy.org)
Lire l'article complet : Independent (South Africa)