Archive for the 'Gang Suppression Unit (GSU: Belize)' Category

BELIZE – Gang Suppression Unit and 20 Crooked Tree residents clash [tasers reportedly used in police beatings] (2012-08-21)

Posted on August 21 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: At least twenty persons are claiming that they were brutalized and violated by the sinisterly-labeled official «Gang Suppression Unit» -which seems to use gangland techniques of suppression. A witrness says: “The other guys, they received tasers to their heads, some of them had their feet over their heads; they were realizing brutalizing […]

BELIZE – Gang Supression Unit: Bigger Guns, More Force, But Is It More Effective? (2011-04-08)

Posted on April 9 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “Sambula got one of the Taser and shocked me here. When he shocked me and i felt what it felt like I drew back and he pushed it on me again. It was more than one of them and they crowded me and shocked me all over ” …. Belize City – […]

BELIZE – Inside the Gang Suppression Unit (GSU) (2011-04-06)

Posted on April 6 2011 by admin

 [[SUMMARY /COMMENTS :  Use of tasers by the sinister-sounding “Gang Suppressrion Unit” – they do have a straight way of talking in Belize – since October 2010. The gangs are nearly all in Belize City, and there are drugs and smuggling … attention then turns to “an innocuous looking device – that fit on my […]

BELIZE – Woman Accuses Belize “Gang Suppression Unit” Of Indiscriminate “Tasering” (2011-03-05)

Posted on April 5 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Belize – especially Belize City – has a serious problem of gang warfare with gun killings. The police created the “Gang Suppression Unit”  (GSU) arming them, inter allia, with tasers. The GSU, accused of widespread abuse, justifyies the violence of their interventions by repeating “We have a job to do”: their mandate […]