Tag: UN committee on torture

August 4, 2008

United Nations: Tasers a Form of Torture

The United Nations has declared that the use of Tasers, the stun guns manufactured by Taser International, represent a form of torture when used on people. Original Story Link . Quotes from the story: "The use of these weapons causes acute pain, constituting a form of torture,” the UN’s Committee against Torture said. "In certain cases, they can even cause death, as has been shown […]