Pakistan: Police trained on small arms issues

In Pakistan, the Society for The Empowerment of People (STEP) organised a meeting for 30 Police officials from different police stations in Khushab, Pakistan. The purpose of the event was to create awareness among the police on a variety of issues including licensing; highlighting the fact that only 1 in every 2 guns in Pakistan is licensed and that guns are frequently involved in violations of human rights in the country. The meeting was covered in a variety of local newspapers including Dailies Jang, Khabrain, Sharq, Naw-i-Jamhoor and Dawat-i-Amal.