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  1. News - China Insider - LAND DISPUTES

    Shandong villagers hospitalised after pepper spray attack in land dispute

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 05:52pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Police in Shandong have detained a man who allegedly attacked villagers with illegal pepper spray during a land grab conflict. Seven victims from Gujundian ... villager working at a construction site, confessed he illegally bought and used police-use pepper spray on others. The assailant attacked the villagers after they tried to halt operations ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    The Skunk, a pepper spray drone for riot control at South African mine, stirs outrage

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 05:10am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Johannesburg Outrage at riot control drone armed with pepper spray A South African company has begun supplying a drone to an international mining company that is designed to shower pepper spray on unruly crowds. Desert Wolf claims it wants to help in "preventing another Marikana"- a reference to a protest in August 2012 at which 34 striking mineworkers were ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Pepper spray and barricades used as new-town protesters try to storm Legco complex

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:05pm by Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung Scenes of chaos as police use pepper spray to force back angry campaigners trying to force open the doors to Legco building New-town protest at Tamar erupts ... with pepper spray through the smashed glass of wall panels. Protesters kept pushing at the doors behind their open umbrellas in an attempt to protect their faces from the stinging spray. One disabled ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Pepper-sprayed protesters say police used 'unreasonable' force

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Marchers accuse police of attacking them, but security chief insists officers were reacting to a 'dangerous situation' during protest Pepper spray used on 'anti-white elephant' marchers Opponents of "white elephant" infrastructure projects yesterday accused police of attacking them and misusing pepper spray during their protest on Sunday. ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s parliament erupts in chaos as angry MP pepper sprays the chamber

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 06:04pm by AFP

    ... over a bill to create a new state, with angry MPs coming to blows, pulling out a microphone and pepper spraying the chamber, reports said. Waving banners and shouting slogans, lawmakers ... an official’s microphone and one unleashed a can of capsicum spray, prompting a rush for the exit, TV channels reported. Several lawmakers had to be taken to hospital suffering breathing problems, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Police trainees pepper-spray commanders to raise cash for charity

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 06:26am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Police fundraiser sees sprays of hope Police Tactical Unit officers were squirted with pepper spray- all in the name of charity. Swapping their blue berets for red ... the unit's deputy commandant Ronald Ip Chi-keung announced: "To raise more funds, we have no choice but to mobilise the OC foam." OC stands for oleoresin capsicum, or pepper spray ...

  7. News - World - COURTS

    University of California to pay US$1m over pepper spray at 'Occupy' protest

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles University of California to pay damages to 21 demontsrators who were pepper-sprayed Students to get US$1m over 'Occupy protest' The University of California will pay damages of US$30,000 to each of the 21 students and alumni who were pepper-sprayed by campus police during an otherwise peaceful protest 10 months ago, the university system ...

  8. Police used stronger pepper spray, say protesters

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Simpson Cheung Protesters believe the pepper spray that police used against them in Wan Chai on Saturday during President Hu Jintao's visit was stronger than their standard-issue version. Police usually use a smaller hand-held pepper spray canister, but officers were seen using larger canisters with a stronger jet of spray over the weekend in their clash ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Pepper spray claim over Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre inmate who died

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Joyce.hyman@scmp.com Prison officer tells trial of three colleagues accused of attacking prisoner, who later died, that they led him away doused in what looked like pepper spray 'Pepper spray' used on inmate Three Correctional Services Department staff accused of injuring an inmate were seen leading him with a pepper spray-like liquid "all over his face" ...

  10. Pepper spray cans more powerful, police admit

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung Simpson.cheung@scmp.com Police have admitted using canisters with more powerful jets to douse protesters with pepper spray during President Hu Jintao's visit, ... that they believed the pepper spray used on them was more powerful than at previous protests. ...




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