Getting Rid of Illegal Guns

26 April 2021 Briefs / Conflict Alert

This policy brief proposes a three-pronged strategy to combat illegal firearms in the Bangsamoro. The principal proposal is the decommissioning of weapons in the hands of ex-combatants and other rebel groups, disrupting the activities and capturing the weapons of private armies and other criminal groups, and reforming the institutional framework that guides the control and management of firearms in Philippine society.

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