Riot Control

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Name: Riot Control
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Operation Stonewall: Kosovo

KFOR 18 multinational soldiers helped to build cooperation with local police and European Rule of Law Mission forces in a crowd riot control exercise in Ferizaj, Kosovo. Army Sergeant Ricky Perez tells us more. ... [Published DVIDS - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Police refuse to 'abuse' power in Red Zone

ISLAMABAD: One by one, the top police officials are backing out of the violent riot control operation in federal capital's 'Red Zone', Samaa reported.According to latest reports, Captain Ilyas has also refused to take charge as Senior Superintendent of ... [Published SAMAA TV - Aug 31 2014]
Entities: Abuse, Police, Islamabad
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka: SL military, police block protesters in North on International Day of Disappeared

The occupying Sri Lankan Military and Police on Saturday blocked the kith and kin of disappeared persons who were on a protest rally in Vavuniyaa organised by the citizens committees from the five districts in the North. The peaceful march, which started ... [Published TamilNet Newswire - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Police State: US Military Plans to Crush Dissident Political Groups, Target Leaders with Sniper Fire

Links tweeted by WikiLeaks this week called attention to the development of crowd control doctrines by the US military, the most recent of which are codified in a US Army Techniques document dated April 2014, titled “Civil Disturbances.” Main concepts ... [Published Global Research - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Maryam says 'crackdown' a job well done

ISLAMABAD: Showering kudos on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for keeping his 'cool' for that long, his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, early Sunday morning said that government had brought the 'situation' in Islamabad under control in the 'best possible way', Samaa ... [Published SAMAA TV - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Glimpses of Grace: Your past will follow you (... right to the border!)

Blog Note: During the month of August, Glimpses of Grace will feature reruns of earlier columns. A version of this entry was originally published in September 2012.***You hear lots of stories and drama about "border crossings" these days. Now I have one. ... [Published News-Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

64 SPs Transferred

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The Nepal Police Headquarters on Thursday transferred 64 Superintendent of Police (SP´s) deputed in several district offices and other units.Issuing a notice on Thursday, the Police Headquarters requested the transferred police officials ... [Published MyRepublica.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chemical Weapons in the War on Protest

Tear gas is banned in warfare. Tear gas is technically banned for use in warfare as a chemical weapon. But as the Washington Post (and other publications) point out, Ferguson police shoot it at protesters rather freely. From Wikipedia Tear gas, ... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Avon sets new standards for riot control respiratory protection

in Defence / SecurityPosted 18 August 2014 · Add CommentAvon Protection has announced the award of DEKRA Gmbh certifications for the CE approved HM50 CBRN respirator and the HMK150 Helmet Mask Kombination System.With a reputation of delivering industry ... [Published ADS Advance - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

Tear gas banned in warfare. Outside our borders, anyway.

Ferguson, Missouri. USA. Pretty fucking astounding. The tear gas used against protestors in Ferguson (and in protests going back decades) has been banned in warfare by international treaty. A treaty the U.S. has signed.Despite its ubiquity across the ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

What is tear gas, and what are its effects?

From demonstrations in Ferguson to Israel, the recent use of tear gas to quickly disperse crowds of people has caused controversy, particularly as it is banned in warfare but allowed to control civilian crowds. On Wednesday, police in Ferguson, in the ... [Published The Independent - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 2 reports

US Marines learn PH martial arts

Philippine military and police personnel taught Filipino martial arts and riot control techniques to US Marines as part of the ongoing “Non-lethal Weapons Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2014” in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.NOLES is an annual field-training ... [Published Tempo - Aug 10 2014]

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...are designed and employed to achieve military objectives while minimizing human casualties or damage to property and equipment," Hughes said. "Non-lethal weapons can also help clarify intent of an adversary" she added
"The police are continuing to fire tear gas to disperse them" an eyewitness at the scene said, adding that the shelling began when the protestors tried to remove some barricades located in front of the residences...
"Breaking into the fire application was very difficult because all the manufacturers of fire equipment made their products out of brass, and the equipment was very heavy. I had switched over to stainless steel, which was a much lighter material and could withstand higher pressures" he said

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Sri Lanka: SL military, police block protesters... [Published TamilNet Newswire - Aug 31 2014]
Police refuse to 'abuse' power in Red Zone [Published SAMAA TV - Aug 31 2014]
Police State: US Military Plans to Crush Dissid... [Published Global Research - Aug 31 2014]
Maryam says 'crackdown' a job well done [Published SAMAA TV - Aug 31 2014]
Miscovich parlayed mining camp innovation into ... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 30 2014]
Police Tactics Again Under the Spotlight in Rac... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 30 2014]
New flash-bang launcher expands Marines’ non-le... [Published United States Marine Corps - Aug 29 2014]
Glimpses of Grace: Your past will follow you (.... [Published News-Journal - Aug 29 2014]
64 SPs Transferred [Published MyRepublica.com - Aug 28 2014]
Non-Lethal Weapons: The Ferguson Crisis Challen... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 28 2014]
The Death of Goodwill [Published Capitalism Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
Ray Kelly Blasts Missouri Officials, 'Seriously... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
Two Officers Injured in Eastern Jerusalem Riots [Published Israel National News - Aug 26 2014]
Riots, protests show a different side of policing [Published Record-Journal.com - Aug 26 2014]
Commentary: Ferguson, Mo.: Fruit of the failed ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Aug 26 2014]
Guest Opinion: Ferguson is the fruit of the fai... [Published Wicked Local Taunton Daily Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
Thin blue line [Published Hinton Parklander - Aug 25 2014]
Our Uncritical Media: A Tool for Misinformation... [Published Chicago Now - Aug 25 2014]
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When 'Anti-Government' Violence Erupts, Who Is ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 23 2014]
Submitted by Brandon Smith of Alt-Market blog , This past week, I have been examining a recently leaked document from the Department Of Homeland Security entitled “Domestic Violent Extremists Pose A Threat To Government Officials And Law Enforcement.” ...
Chemical Weapons in the War on Protest [Published Firedoglake - Aug 22 2014]
Tear gas is banned in warfare. Tear gas is technically banned for use in warfare as a chemical weapon. But as the Washington Post (and other publications) point out, Ferguson police shoot it at protesters rather freely. From Wikipedia Tear gas, ...
Why Do Police In Suburban St. Louis Have More P... [Published Techdirt - Aug 21 2014]
We've been covering some of the more troubling details of police militarization across the US, and specifically what's going on in Ferguson, Missouri over the past couple of weeks. However, we knew fairly little about the actual military equipment being ...
Here's Who Profits From The Ferguson Riots [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 20 2014]
As Smedley Butler famously wrote "War is a racket," and despite those words being said 80 years ago, the last few weeks of violence in Ferguson have shown him correct as at least two firms have benefitted greatly. As Truthout reports, the majority ...
Tear Gas Is A Banned Chemical Weapon, But US Lo... [Published Techdirt - Aug 19 2014]
If you've been watching what's going on in Ferguson, Missouri, lately, you're quite well aware that the police have been basically spraying tear gas almost everywhere they can. Suddenly, articles are springing up all over the internet about the use of ...
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