Stun guns “safe”, study suggests – BBC News

Posted October 8th, 2007 in news, police, weapons by sally

“Taser stun guns used by the police for law enforcement are safe – the injury rate is low and most injuries appear to be minor, a US study finds.”

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BBC News, 8th October 2007

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Britain accused on cluster bombs – BBC News

Posted September 18th, 2007 in news, weapons by sally

“The UK government has been accused of trying to reclassify two kinds of cluster bombs so they can still be used after a proposed global ban begins.”

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BBC News, 18th September 2007

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Law ‘has failed to stop innocuous items being sold to make WMDs’ – The Times

Posted August 7th, 2007 in export controls, news, weapons by sally

“Foreign agents attempting to buy ‘innocent’ components for weapons of mass destruction from British companies are still able to exploit Britain’s export laws despite the introduction of licensing restrictions, a group of senior MPs said yesterday.”

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The Times, 7th August 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Police to be allowed wider use of Tasers – Reuters

Posted July 20th, 2007 in news, police, weapons by sally

“Police officers will be able to use Taser stun guns on members of the public in a wider range of circumstances from Friday, the Home Office said.”

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Reuters, 19th July 2007

Source: www.reuters.com