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Thomas, Mark
December 2004
New Statesman;12/6/2004, Vol. 133 Issue 4717, p23
Comments on the use and sale of electro-shock batons in Britain. Amnesty International's documentation of the injury and distress caused by the use of Tasers; Focus of the 2002 Export Control Bill on banning trade in these illegal goods; Website of TLT International, a U.K. company, which advertises stun batons and stun guns; Question of whether the company has broken the law; Argument that the government has failed to fully close down arms brokerage, since legislation applies only to torture equipment, long-range missiles and weapons of mass destruction.


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