Archive for the 'Illegal immigrants' Category

ITALY – La polizia ha sequestrato le armi durante un controllo [Two handguns (and taser) in car: man charged in San Benedetto del Tronto (Adriatic coast)] (2011-11-04)

Posted on November 4 2011 by admin

AUSTRALIA – No justification for migration law changes [asylums seekers under tasers threat … ] (2011-09-19)

Posted on September 19 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The author is a leading member of Australian Bar Association and says rights are being denied to asylum seekers, protesting that to “restore power to the executive enabling the removal of irregular maritime arrivals for third country processing.” means deprivining the asylum-seekers of rights. ” Those responsible for removal of persons to […]

AUSTRALIA – Lawyer slams Taser option for asylum seekers (2011-08-02)

Posted on August 2 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : The Prime Minister has been slammed by a lawyers group for giving the Australian Federal Police “carte blanche” in the use of “potential lethal force” to herd asylum seekers onto aircraft as part of the Government’s so-called Malaysian solution. The Australian Lawyers Alliance says the AFP should not have the power […]

GERMANY – ‘Non-lethal Weapons’ Tackle Protests Against Globalisation (2009-10-26)

Posted on October 26 2009 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS: The IPS left-wing news agency reports that Germany with 3 other European governments is arming their police forces with a new range of “non-lethal weapons” to put down protests against globalisation, and among immigrants. Former German police officials publicly praise use of Taser stun guns against demonstrators as harmless yet efficient. So far […]

SWITZERLAND – La réglementation fédérale concernant le rapatriement d’étrangers est approuvée [Approval of Federal regulations on the expulsion of foreigners – but Tasers not to be used] (2005-10-26)

Posted on October 26 2005 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The Swiss Federal Council adopts the notion of “constraint” following consultation on the use of tasers in the case of the deportation of foreigners. Tasers, which have been subject to controversy, will no longer be accepted as an instrument to control foreigners. The Federal Council excludes tasers from the list of authorized […]