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Disproportionate use of crowd-control gear by Hong Kong police akin to torture – Amnesty report

Crowd-control equipment deployed by Hong Kong police against civilians during 2019’s anti-extradition protests were – in some instances- akin to torture, according to a report by Amnesty International and Omega Research Centre released on Friday. The “Ending the Torture Trade” report advocated for global controls to regulate the trade of common police equipment to curb […]