Archive for the 'Greece' Category

GREECE – Greek anti-fascist protesters ‘tortured by police’ [including by taser] after Golden Dawn clash (2012-10-09)

Posted on October 9 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Fifteen protesters are arrested in Athens during a clash with supporters of the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn, They have said they were tortured in the Attica General Police Directorate (GADA) and were subjected to what their lawyer describes as an Abu Ghraib-style humiliation. One protester said he was hit on the spine […]

USA – TASER Inc. – TASER International, Inc. commends Greek Police Special Forces on use of ADVANCED TASER M26 to arrest Turkish Airlines Flight 160 hijacker (2003-04-01)

Posted on April 1 2003 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In a much-acclaimed incident in 2003, the taser was used to subdue a potential airline hijacker. This is the only case of such a result, and airlines have either declined to use the taser, or been refused permission to do so, since then. Of course, TASER Inc. never acknowledged the fact that […]