Thursday, February 9, 2012

UK Police May Use Nerve Gas on UK Rioters

Nerve Gas May Be Used on UK Rioters, Scientists Fear By Steve Connor, The Independent UK 08 February 12

[excerpted] "Leading neuroscientists believe that the UK Government may be about to sanction the development of nerve agents for British police that would be banned in warfare under an international treaty on chemical weapons.

A high-level group of experts has asked the Government to clarify its position on whether it intends to develop "incapacitating chemical agents" for a range of domestic uses that go beyond the limited use of chemical irritants such as CS gas for riot control..."

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