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Hong Kong Police "Under Fire" For Photo With Weapons -- "Why not fire tear gas too?"

By Timmy Sung
South China Morning Post

Police officers pose to mark the Year of the Goat. Photo: SMP

An internal police probe has been launched after a photograph of a group of uniformed officers brandishing firearms – in an apparent joke referencing the Occupy movement – went viral. 269 more words

Berkeley City Council Places Moratorium On Some Police Tactics Against Peaceful Protesters

BERKELEY (KCBS) – The Berkeley City Council voted for a moratorium on the use of tear gas,rubber bullets and over-the-shoulder baton strikes by police against non-violent protesters. 154 more words


Egypt Cancels All Soccer After At Least 19 People Killed In Clashes Between Fans and Police

A soccer fan is seen near a police car, which was set on fire by fireworks, during clashes between soccer fans and security forces in front of a stadium on the outskirts of Cairo February 8, 2015. 471 more words

To breathe pepper spray during 224 days of 365 days

“Ban the Pepper Spray” Initiative which was created by 30 civil society organizations such as HRA, Mechanical Engineers Chambers, Turkey Medical Association has announced “Pepper Spray report of 2014″.

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Coroner's Office Identifies Man Who Died In Lancaster Barricade Fire

LANCASTER (CBSLA.com) — The man who was found dead after a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department SWAT team tear gas shot tear gas into a Lancaster home, and a fire broke out, has been identified as a 35-year-old convicted felon. 170 more words


Africa Cup of Nations: Semi-final was 'war zone', says Ghana FA

A police helicopter hovers over Equitorial Guinea fans as they throw objects during the 2015 African Cup of Nations semi-final soccer match against Ghana in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea