gun amnesty - updates

Rappler's latest stories on gun amnesty


PNP eyes gun amnesty program in August over high-profile killings

Jul 12, 2018 - 5:23 PM

(UPDATED) The Philippine National Police estimates there are one million loose firearms in the country, and a number of them may be in the hands of people with 'criminal minds,' says top cop Oscar Albayalde

GUN AMNESTY PLANNED. Top Cop Oscar Albayalde at a Camp Crame press conference. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Australia amnesty nets 50,000 guns

Oct 06, 2017 - 2:56 PM

'As a result of this successful amnesty, there are now 50,000 fewer firearms on the streets,' says Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Terror fears prompt 1st Australia gun amnesty in 20 years

Jun 16, 2017 - 12:46 PM

The amnesty will run from July 1 until September 30 allowing people to hand in unregistered or unwanted firearms with no questions asked