Archive for the 'Psychological effects' Category

CANADA -Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs Calls for Comprehensive Investigation into Tasering of Aboriginal Child (2011-04-14)

Posted on April 14 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “The UBCIC demands a formal, independent inquiry into the immensely disturbing recent tasering of a vulnerable, eleven-year old Aboriginal child by the RCMP” … Grand Chief Steward Phillip said, “Unquestionably, this must be the last time that a child is tasered. The eleven-year old Aboriginal child who received such physically and emotionally […]

UK – Hampshire Teen held hostage in terrifying raid in Totton (2011-02-14)

Posted on February 14 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Tasers are increasingly becoming a crime instrument, particularly in the UK, due to the fear they elicit: “Three masked men burst in through the front door and held the 15-year-old hostage while they searched the house. One stood behind Adele Farmer with a taser stun gun and one in front with a […]

USA – Lawsuit – Diabetic ‘pummeled,’ shocked by Hamilton County deputies (2010-12-30)

Posted on December 30 2010 by admin

Cincinnatti News, by Sharon Coolidge John Harmon was coming off a late night at work when he left his downtown marketing firm for his Anderson Township home just after midnight in October 2009. The 52-year-old longtime diabetic’s blood sugar levels had dipped to a dangerously low level causing him to weave into another lane. A […]

CANADA / QUEBEC – Utilisation du taser – “Cela ne devrait pas arriver, point final!” [Tasering a Downs Syndrome patient just should not happen – no ifs or buts!] (2009-10-04)

Posted on October 4 2009 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS : A man suffering from Down’s syndrome is tasered in a residential units for the cognitively impaired in Quebec City. A group defending the rights of the mentally impaired population, along with other groups helping the psychiatrically-disturbed, says there is no place for tasers in such settings, especially for those targeted, but also […]

CANADA – Rob Wipond: “The Facts about Tasers — and the Lies” (2008-01-05)

Posted on July 1 2008 by admin

USA – Buried Alive: Solitary Confinement in Arizona’s Prisons and Jails (2007-12)

Posted on December 31 2007 by admin

[[GlobalShock: This is a brief excerpt from an 80-page AFSC report on the horrendous conditions in which inmates are kept in solitary confinement in Arizona prisons (and clearly in other states). They are systematically tortured and tasers are increasingly an instrument of this brutality. The full report is available online at the URL below.]] American […]

IRAQ – Jailed 2 Years, Iraqi Tells of Abuse by Americans (2007-02-18)

Posted on February 18 2007 by admin