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Campaign Against the Taser to monitor Taser use

Monday, 15 December 2008, 9:28 am | Campaign Against the Taser

The Campaign Against the Taser (CATT) has expressed deep concern about the initial stage of the Taser rollout, announced by Police on December 10, Human Rights Day. More >>

Taser decision unprincipled and dangerous

Friday, 29 August 2008, 5:17 pm | Campaign Against the Taser

Campaign Against the Taser (CATT) has expressed deep concern about the Police Commissioner's decision to introduce Tasers, describing it as unprincipled and dangerous. "Our analysis of the preliminary information about the trial initially released by the police indicated ... More >>

Call for Police to release “sanitised” Taser info

Friday, 6 June 2008, 12:56 am | Campaign Against the Taser

Campaign Against the Taser spokesperson Marie Dyhrberg has called for Police to urgently make public large amounts of factual material that were excluded last year from Taser incident reports. The information has been requested by CATT to assess ... More >>

CATT releases report on Taser Trial

Friday, 14 December 2007, 1:40 pm | Campaign Against the Taser

    MEDIA RELEASE   14 December 2007   Campaign Against the Taser releases report on Taser trial   Stun guns in Aotearoa New Zealand? The shocking trial A report on the New Zealand Police Taser trial 1 September 2006 – 1 September 2007   The ... More >>

Hysteria threatens taser trial

Thursday, 28 June 2007, 9:38 am | Campaign Against the Taser

“Violence against police has always been a serious concern,” Marie Dyhrberg, spokesperson for the Campaign Against the Taser, said today. “But there is no evidence that violent assaults on police are increasing.” She cited figures from police ... More >>

Stabbing incident does not justify Taser trial

Saturday, 9 December 2006, 2:13 pm | Campaign Against the Taser

While expressing deep concern over the stabbing of a police officer with a screwdriver on Thursday night, the Campaign Against the Taser today emphasised that it does not justify the Taser trial. More >>

Well-known kiwis say NO to Tasers

Tuesday, 28 November 2006, 9:29 am | Campaign Against the Taser

“Fear begets fear: violence increases violence. There are better pro-active solutions to crime – employment, education…” Joy Cowley (Writer) Joy Cowley’s comment against the use of tasers in New Zealand is the latest of many received from well ... More >>

Multiple Taser shocks increase risk of death

Tuesday, 21 November 2006, 10:43 am | Campaign Against the Taser

The Campaign Against the Taser is seriously concerned about the double tasering of Edward Savaii in Porirua last week. Mr. Savaii has continued to feel the effects of the Taser for days afterwards. More >>

Police increased assaults claim misleading

Friday, 3 November 2006, 10:40 am | Campaign Against the Taser

Police claims that assaults on police officers have increased are misleading, according to Campaign Against the Taser spokesperson Marie Dyhrberg. “While the Police have claimed that figures show a rise in assaults against Police, what the figures actually ... More >>

Latest Taser Death will be recalled on March today

Saturday, 19 August 2006, 2:24 pm | Campaign Against the Taser

Latest Taser Death will be recalled on March today Less than 48 hours ago an inmate of a Colorado jail died after being tasered. His death will be recalled on the march today where an additional cross will be added to the 197 already prepared and this ... More >>

White and black crosses to lead Taser march Sat

Thursday, 17 August 2006, 10:21 am | Campaign Against the Taser

A sea of white and black crosses will lead the Campaign Against The Taser.Com march this Saturday. Over the past six years 197 people have died following being tasered in the US and Canada. Campaign Against The Taser.Com has prepared a cross for each ... More >>

White and black crosses to lead Taser march

Thursday, 17 August 2006, 9:28 am | Campaign Against the Taser

A sea of white and black crosses will lead the Campaign Against The Taser.Com march this Saturday. More >>

Wellington Meeting to Oppose Police Taser Trial

Tuesday, 15 August 2006, 11:15 am | Campaign Against the Taser

A public meeting has been organised to voice community opposition to the New Zealand police proposal to trial the taser 'stun gun' in Wellington. More >>

Sat August 19: Last March Before Threat of Tasers?

Monday, 14 August 2006, 8:59 am | Campaign Against the Taser

The last march before the threat of police tasers has been planned to stop their introduction into policing practice in New Zealand. The police plan to arm themselves with tasers – initially in Auckland and Wellington – from next month. More >>

Well-known kiwis say NO to Tasers

Friday, 11 August 2006, 9:53 am | Campaign Against the Taser

The first comments are beginning to come in from well-known kiwis approached for their views on the police decision to introduce the taser stun gun into policing in New Zealand. More >>

Well-known kiwis say NO to Tasers

Friday, 11 August 2006, 9:31 am | Campaign Against the Taser

The first comments are beginning to come in from well-known kiwis approached for their views on the police decision to introduce the taser stun gun into policing in New Zealand. More >>

Police report is no defense for tasers

Friday, 4 August 2006, 10:05 am | Campaign Against the Taser

Campaign Against The Taser.Com finds no justification whatever for tasers from the police “Lincoln” report released today. (The taser stun gun fires two barbed metal darts at the victim and delivers a 50,000volt electric shock. It is excruciatingly ... More >>

Pepper-spray of 5-year-old underlines Taser danger

Monday, 10 July 2006, 9:44 am | Campaign Against the Taser

Campaign Against The Taser.com is deeply concerned at today’s Herald on Sunday report of a 5-year-old being caught up in a pepper-spraying incident when police attended a domestic dispute in West Auckland early on Saturday morning. More >>

Pepper-spray of 5-year-old underlines danger

Monday, 10 July 2006, 8:13 am | Campaign Against the Taser

Campaign Against The Taser.com is deeply concerned at today’s Herald on Sunday report of a 5-year-old being caught up in a pepper-spraying incident when police attended a domestic dispute in West Auckland early on Saturday morning. More >>

Minister Refuses to meet Campaign Against Taser

Thursday, 6 July 2006, 8:12 am | Campaign Against the Taser

Campaign Against The Taser.com is deeply concerned at the refusal of Police Minister Annette King to meet with a delegation to discuss widespread community alarm at police plans to introduce the taser stun gun into New Zealand policing from September. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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