Archive for the 'Coalition pour le retrait du Taser (Quebec)' Category

CANADA / QUEBEC – “Rapport de la Commission sur la sécurité publique de la ville de Montréal sur l’utilisation du Taser: Manque de cohérence” [“The Montreal Public Security Commission’s report is incoherent”] (2010-06-18)]

Posted on June 18 2010 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS:  A press release form the Montreal coalition against the taser declares that, since the Montreal Public Safety Commission recognizes that there is a “reasonable doubt” about the taser’s safety, the Commission should therefore be recommending a moratorium, and not just more “safeguards” as the Commission concluded. ]] MONTRÉAL, le 18 juin /CNW […]

CANADA / QUEBEC – Communiqué de presse: La Coalition pour le retrait du Taser [Press release: Coalition to withdraw all tasers] (2010-04-27)

Posted on April 27 2010 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS : The Quebec Coalition for a moratorium on tasers – a brief history is given (it was formed in 2007) and membership is shown at the end of this press release – changes its name to become the “Quebec coalition for the withdrawal of all tasers” (Coalition pour le retrait du Taser) following […]

CANADA / QUEBEC – “Pistolet Taser :Un moratoire n’est plus suffisant: nous exigeons le retrait!” [“Taser pistol: a moratorium is not enough: We demand its withdrawal!”] (2009-10-21)

Posted on October 21 2009 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In a press release, the Montreal coalition for a moratorium on taser use changes its title – to a coalition demanding its withdrawal. The follows TASER Inc.’s recent recognition that the taser may affect the heart and the use of the taser on a resident suffering from Down’s syndrome in an institution […]

CANADA / QUEBEC – Montréal: Coalition contre le Taser – “Monsieur Dupuis, pourquoi ne pas tout simplement les retirer?” [Montreal coalition against tasers asks justice minister why he doesn’t just withdraw the taser from the police arsenal] (2009-03-27)

Posted on March 27 2009 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In a press release, the Montreal “coalition for an immediate moratorium on the use of tasers” asks the Quebec minister of justice why he does not just stop the police from having access to tasers until there is clear evidence that it is not lethal. Th coalition is particularly outraged by the […]

CANADA / QUEBEC – Le décès évitable de Claudio Castagnetta: Les proches et les organismes se mobilisent [The gratuitous death of Claudio Castangetta: Friends, colleagues and community groups organize protest] (2008-11-25]

Posted on November 25 2008 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A November 2008 press release by the “friends and colleagues of Claudio Castagnetta, who died in Quebec following the use of the taser”, in extremely disturbing circumstances.]] QUEBEC, le 25 nov. /CNW Telbec/ – Le 4 novembre dernier, la veille dudéclenchement des élections, le coroner Jean Brochu rendait publiques ses conclusions dans […]

CANADA / QUEBEC: “Taser : un moratoire immédiat plus que jamais nécessaire” [“Taser: An immediate moratorium is more urgent than ever”] (2008-02-14)

Posted on February 14 2008 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: As information about taser abuse by the Montreal municipal police emerges, the Montreal “Coalition for a moratium of the use of tasers” argues that this reinforces its demands for a moratorium on taser-use by the police. The Coalition is particularly demanding a meeting with the Montreal Public Security Commission, respobible for the […]