Archive for the 'Extreme right-wing' Category

CANADA / QUEBEC – Montreal: Man Tasered at Islamic centre in vandalism stakeout (2014-05-20)

Posted on May 20 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : Police are quick to report this “appropriate” use of a taser … : They say they tasered an unnamed 47-year-old man, who claimed to be related to an extremist organization, early Tuesday after he pulled a sabre on them and uttered death threats to the police. He was arrested after a […]

USA – Dekalb County, Georgia: Taser killing prompts lawsuit (2011-03-21)

Posted on March 21 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “The parents of a man – 29-year-old Audrecas Davis last May because he had done nothing wrong and  wasn’t resisting arrest, he was having an epileptic seizure – who died after being shocked with a Taser six times by DeKalb County police are suing the county and eight officers who the parents contend misused […]

UK-Tasered man arrested for a ‘racial outburst’ (2010-08-06)

Posted on August 6 2010 by admin

Pictures show a man lying motionless after being Tasered in Tunbridge Wells in front of a shocked crowd on Saturday. Onlookers watched as officers discharged the weapon outside the train station at 12.30am. The man, a 23-year-old from Wadhurst, was later arrested for committing a racially aggravated public order offence.

CANADA / QUEBEC – Présentation à la Commission de la sécurité publique de la “Coalition pour le retrait du Taser” [The “Coalition pour le retrait du Taser” official statement to the Montreal Public Secirity Commission’s hearings on the taser] (2010-04-27)

Posted on April 27 2010 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS : An important analysis, the official position statement, presented by the president of the Ligue des droits et libertés, of the Quebec Coalition pour le retrait de Taser at the April 2010 Montreal Public Safety Commission’s public hearings on police access to tasers. Six major issues are raised: (1) the background of the […]

FRANCE – Head of French stun gun company accused of spying on anti-Taser activist (2008-10-15)

Posted on October 15 2008 by admin

French police yesterday arrested the head of a company that supplies Taser stun guns to security forces on suspicion of spying on a Trotskyist leader who has campaigned for a ban on the controversial weapons, after a magazine reported a private detective firm was tailing Olivier Besancenot, a former presidential candidate and leader of the Communist Revolutionary League (LCR).

FRANCE – Taser man stunned … 50 times (2007-11-24)

Posted on November 24 2007 by admin

Introduction to Taser France and its loquacious bosse, Antoine di Zazzo

SWITZERLAND – Quand un député suisse se fait tirer dessus au Taser (A Swiss MP volunteers to be tasered) (2007-11-28)

Posted on November 18 2007 by admin

In brief- Extreme-right deputy Yvan Perrin agrees to be tasered : « extremely painful but very effective » he tells journalists at a press confrenrece in France

SWITZERLAND – Extreme-right supports tasers against illegal immigrants (2007-10-18)

Posted on October 18 2007 by admin Switzerland. Swiss voters go to the polls on October 21, 2007. The Swiss People’s Party (SVP) had a billboard showing three white sheep standing on the Swiss flag kicking out a black sheep with the tagline “to create security,” reminding voters of the SVP’s support for a proposal to deport foreign criminals and their […]