Cyprus under pressure to move on gun control

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Cyprus under pressure to move on gun control
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Despite staggeringly high levels of gun ownership, gun crime remains rare. Even so, the EU wants us to tighten our antiquated laws

Winter in Paphos and the hills and hiking trails are alive with the sound of gunshot. The crack of shotguns and hunters hollering is as much a part of Sunday morning as the scent of woodsmoke and souvla.

Despite this, Cyprus doesn’t come off as a gung ho gun society. Sure, there are guns and a lot of hunters – but we’re certainly not Texas.

Yet the island has about 37 guns per 100 people which...


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Cyprus under pressure to move on gun control


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