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  • Apr 24, 2014
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Kuwait security forces use tear gas against opposition supporters at rally

Kuwaiti security forces fired tear gas to disperse about 2,000 opposition supporters protesting against new voting rules for parliamentary elections on December 1 that they say favour pro-government candidates.

Tuesday, 6 November, 2012, 3:27am

Airport tear-gas haul

A 43-year-old Filipino seaman was arrested at Kai Tak last night when a tear-gas gun and several gas canisters were allegedly found in his luggage. He was about to board a flight to Manila.

23 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Long-term need for tear-gas drill site

Two disciplinary forces yesterday said they wanted to continue using Castle Peak range for tear-gas drills after the PLA takes it over in July.

They said it was the only suitable range for such exercises.

12 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Camp swoop tests forces

THE closeness of huts at the Whitehead Vietnamese detention centre is expected to create difficulties for security forces faced with protesters taking to the roofs.

At the High Island detention centre, Correctional Services Department (CSD) officers can use mobile aircraft steps to gain access to roofs, but Whitehead's design prevents that.

20 May 1995 - 12:00am

Ban on tear-gas 'left officers in danger'

A BAN on tear-gas in last week's operation at the High Island Vietnamese detention centre exposed officers to unnecessary physical abuse, sources said yesterday.

28 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

A lack of judgment on raid

THE Government-sponsored report of the inquiry into the April 7 raid on the Whitehead detention centre is dissatisfying because it chooses not to pass judgment on several key aspects of the operation which involved assault, excessive use of tear-gas and resulted in many injuries.

20 Jun 1994 - 12:00am