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The staff of the Chinese law enforcement training the treatment “horrifying giant with a pitchfork”, which can strike people with current, writes the Daily Mail. Training is held at the sports centre in Shenzhen near the Hong Kong border, where ongoing mass protests.
As suggested by the tabloid, if that means do electric, it is able in particular to cause burns. Given the length of the “fork” — almost two feet — we can also assume that this kind of Taser to capture the individual participants of a protest or crowd control, the newspaper notes.
Published on 16 Aug Reuters photos show how one of the officers brandished this means in front of several colleagues. In another case, the tool directed at one person.
International human rights organization Amnesty International in connection with the mass protests in Hong Kong had previously been warned about the inadmissibility of the use of weapons and equipment that can cause a person pain, but not will take it out.
August 17, Hong Kong Park, Tamar gathered almost half a million people, despite the heavy rains, reports China Daily, citing data from the event organizers. The protesters objected to the violence and unrest in the city. In parallel with this action in a different area, gathered members of anti-government protests, they went to the police station and began to pelt police with eggs.
The protests in Hong Kong have lasted over two months. Mass protests began in June in response to the plans of the district administration to allow extradition of suspects in crimes in mainland China. Despite the refusal of the authorities of Hong Kong from the implementation of these plans, the demonstrators began to demand the investigation of unnecessarily harsh police action against protesters and the resignation of the head of the regional administration Carrie Lam.
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