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  1. Lack of gun control in the US affects people all over the world

    Posted May 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am responding to the letter by Carlton Cash, 'No serious political talks on gun control' (April 22), as I believe that his message is misguided, for several reasons. First ... and desire for protection from various political forces and European powers, led by Britain. That age has long passed. The reason there is not yet serious debate in America about gun control ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/591356/lack-gun-control-us-affects-people-all-over-world
  2. Can the guns be silenced?

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Earlier this month Mr Straw called on the world's biggest arms exporting nations to agree on a treaty to control the sales of conventional weapons such as guns and grenades. Already under ... who would still be alive if governments had stricter gun laws has long been the rallying cry of lobbyists, aid agencies and human-rights groups. Their case has been given impetus by a series ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/494343/can-guns-be-silenced
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US culture to blame for gun violence

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by BARRY WEISBERG

    ... There are an estimated 270million civilian guns in the US- or 88.8 guns per 100 people. With each state having their own, individual gun control laws, effective gun control is impossible. Yet, despite these two ... BARRY WEISBERG Barry Weisberg says that in no other democratic country has the use of force been as pervasive Culture of violence to blame for US gun crime It is now routine for everyone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1014793/us-culture-blame-gun-violence
  4. Deadly trade in guns is plied openly on streets

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... advantage of loose gun control laws amid armed conflicts in northern Myanmar. The authorities in Qiaojia have blamed 26-year-old Zhao Dengyong for the explosion at the Huaqiao community office, ... with guns handed over outside supermarkets and post offices. Some advertisers also said they had delivery networks in remote counties. 'We have people in Qiaojia, Dongchuang and Huize, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001147/deadly-trade-guns-plied-openly-streets
  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African police gun down striking platinum miners at Marikana mine

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to 3,000 police officers, including members of an elite, camouflage-wearing riot control unit backed by helicopters and horses, confronted the striking rock-drill operators, but there were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1016596/south-african-police-gun-down-striking-platinum-miners-marikana-mine
  6. Party asserts control over PLA to ease strained ties

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... 'two centres of power' and reversing the tradition of the 'party controlling the gun'. ... Ray Cheung The Communist Party has asserted its absolute control over the People's Liberation Army by issuing new regulations outlining the party's role within ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/455272/party-asserts-control-over-pla-ease-strained-ties
  7. Police gun drama wasn't on menu

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... carrying two MP5 machine guns rushed into the restaurant to help control the scene. Restaurant staff reportedly told officers that they thought the dramatic arrest was being filmed for a movie. ... carrying a homemade gun in front of customers and staff in a Mongkok restaurant early yesterday. Plainclothes officers from Kowloon West regional crime unit staked out the restaurant in Sai Yeung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/432252/police-gun-drama-wasnt-menu
  8. Thaksin's gun-free promise backfires

    Posted Sep 28th 2003, 12:00am by Jason Gagliardi

    ... many people use guns in self-defence. Most of them just have guns to feel secure. There is no reason to possess firearms if there is effective crime control.' Based on official gun ... a spate of robberies in the area. On Mr Thaksin's order, the Interior Ministry has assumed control of firearms licensing, and last week ordered gun shops to stop firearms sales to the public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/429373/thaksins-gun-free-promise-backfires
  9. Beijing attacked over arms exports

    Posted Jun 12th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Hong Kong to interview former crewmen of the vessel prosecutors said was used to smuggle the weapons. Amnesty International's arms control researcher, Helen Hughes, who assisted ... Liberation Army and arms companies still existed. China's manufacture, use and suspected export of police and security equipment, including stun guns, shock batons and prisoner restraints also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/552449/beijing-attacked-over-arms-exports
  10. Arms smugglers held as Tibetan anger rises

    Posted Oct 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Xinhua said. 'Yunnan police said that, in recent years, people vying for big money have started trafficking firearms, taking advantage of loose gun control laws amid armed conflicts ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing jiangtao.shi@scmp.com China says it has cracked a ring of firearms smugglers who sneaked guns and ammunition into Tibet and neighbouring Sichuan and Yunnan across ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/982377/arms-smugglers-held-tibetan-anger-rises

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