Archive for the 'Cross-border purchases' Category

GLOBAL – The Business of Torture (2011-08-01)

Posted on August 1 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : An overall Amnesty Interational and Omega Organization report on the export of torture – including tasers (although these are probably generic tasers), particularly from the Czech Republic to renegade groups & countires. -The Czech Republic has issued licenses to export shackles, electric shock weapons and chemical sprays to 6 countries whose […]

FRANCE / SWITZERLAND / THAILAND – Six Lyonnais arrêtés en Suisse en possession de 42 Taser [Swiss police arrest 6 people from Lyon (France) leaving country with 42 tasers] (2011-02-03)

Posted on February 3 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: On 3 February the Swiss police arrest 6 men aged 20-25 from Lyon in France leaving Geneva by train with 42 tasers “42 pistolets à impulsions électriques Taser” (and masks of Ben Laden & Lenin and “Scream” !). The tasers were, according to the Swiss border police purchased in Thailand in a […]