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Rubber & plastic bullets kill & maim

Denis Faul

Rubber & plastic bullets kill & maim

violations of human rights by RUC & British Army in N. Ireland

by Denis Faul

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Published by D. Faul in [Armagh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army.,
  • Plastic bullets -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Rubber bullets -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Riot control -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Human rights -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Other titlesRubber and plastic bullets kill and maim
    Statementby Denis Faul, Raymond Murray.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsMurray, Raymond.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21309009M

    RUBBER BULLETS FOR PISTOLS. Less Lethal Africa is introducing the world's first rubber bullets for various calibers. Final product is of high quality and will sell at prices which reflect excellent value for money, bearing in mind that less lethal ammunition is more costly to produce than regular ammo.. Although the rubber bullets feel hard to the touch, they easily bend, flatten and distort.   Rubber bullets are meant to incapacitate targets without causing serious injury or death but certainly are not harmless. "A direct hit by a rubber bullet may crack a rib or inflict a very painful.

      No they are not. Just not very effective (well unless your using rubber ball rounds for a shotgun, those are effective.) I say if I am going to shoot someone, I am using live ammo. If I am shooting someone it's for a reason. Ain't gonna chance rubber bullets not stopping them. Rubber bullet guns that use rubber bullets instead of lethal bullets are one such weapons used generally by military or police to control aggravated situations like riots. However, civilians might also need to use certain self defence weapons that could just make the attacker weak and do not kill him.

    Looks like a welt - and certainly they can kill. But as the parent pointed out, the guy took one to the dome and lived. Any real bullet, and he'd be dead. Rubber bullets aren't non-lethal, IIRC, they're considered less lethal weaponry for crowd dispersal. Rubber Bullets manufacturers, service companies and distributors are listed in this trusted and comprehensive vertical portal. The comprehensive directory provides access to full contact and ability information for sourcing professionals, engineers and researchers wishing to .


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Rubber & plastic bullets kill & maim by Denis Faul Download PDF EPUB FB2

DURING the period of the "Troubles", 17 people, eight of them children or young teenagers, have been killed by plastic or rubber bullets.

Nationalist politicians and human rights groups have Author: Gerry Moriarty. Rubber/plastic bullets used for crowd control can maim and kill, and given their inherent inaccuracy, they shouldn’t be used for this purpose, concludes a review of the available evidence, published in the online journal BMJ Open.

Rubber/plastic bullets (kinetic impact projectiles) are designed to incapacitate by inflicting pain or injury. Firearms are DEADLY weapons.

Their use constitutes DEADLY force. There isn't a force selector on them. And rubber bullets aren't the soft foam darts you're imagining -- they're actually really damn hard. They qualify as less lethal, not nonlethal. The inch rubber bullets were designed as an indirect fire projectile, initially used in Europe to quell riots in the s.

Unfortunately, during The Troubles of the early s in Northern Ireland, the bullets were used as direct fire munitions, causing many serious wounds and some deaths. Rubber bullets were fired at youths attending his funeral.

Thomas Friel, 21, of Derry city, died in Mayfive days after being struck on the head by a rubber bullet as he returned home after a night out. Stephan Geddis, 10, of west Belfast, died in August.

I would be wary of plastic bullets. If you are wanting a bullets for self defense would rather rather gamble with plastic bullets or the real deal to protect your family.

Me personally I like a shot gun. You dont have to worry about bullets flying thru the wall as bad as say a I dont know if I would trust the plastic bullets.

In remembrance of all plastic bullet victims murdered by the British Army and Royal Ulster Constabulary in Ireland from to Song sung by Gary Og. I just had to try these things, shooting in the basemnet is a trip. Anyone else tried shooting rubber bullets.

I just set a target and hang a heavy canvas tarp about two feet from the wall and shot away. Don't seem to be the most acurate things but sure are fun. When I'm done I just pick them all up and load em back up for the next time I have the urge to shoot at 4am.

Emma Groves ( – 2 April ) was a Human rights activist and a leading campaigner for banning the use of plastic bullets and a co-founder of the United Campaign Against Plastic Bullets in Northern Ireland.

She began her campaign after she was blinded from being struck in the face by a. Rubber and plastic bullets used by the Israelis are smaller and faster but have considerably less kinetic energy. Four types of rubber bullets have or are being used Two are spherical in configuration and measure cm in diameter; two cylindrical, measuring cm in diameter by cm long.

Don't forget that even primer powered rubber/plastic/wax bullets can be dangerous. They will easily penetrate one side the average hollow core door found in most houses.

And they will put your eye out. I have used X-Ring rubber bullets and Jet-X wax bullets in autoloaders for 30 years. What you need to know about “Rubber Bullet” in Nepal used by riot police kill 4 year old boy. Like other similar projectiles made from plastic, wax, and wood, rubber bullets may be used for short range practice and animal control, it can kill – we already knew this.

Everybody already knew this. Both rubber and plastic-coated metal bullets are capable of entering the skull cavity and also breaking bones.

Israeli professor Michael Krausz and colleagues at the Rambam Medical Center in Haifa analysed the medical records of casualties admitted to hospital during the October protests by Palestinians living inside Israel. Rubber bullets are rubber or rubber-coated projectiles that are fired from riot guns.

They are intended to be a non-lethal alternative to metal projectiles. Rubber bullets were used for the first time in Northern Ireland in 1, 2 These bullets were introduced with an idea to reduce injuries and casualties caused by conventional by: 5.

Rubber and then plastic bullets have been deployed in Northern Ireland since and are still used today. Known as attenuated energy projectiles, plastic bullets are about 6 inches long.

A rubber bullet, normally called a baton round, is a fairly large lump of plastic fired from a shotgun. They are supposed to be aimed at the lower legs where they can cause quite painful superficial injuries - about the same as being struck with a steel baton.

If. Rubber bullets are a great way to help save killing someone by accidental discharge or first warning shot to the gut by police and citizens who carry would put one to two of the first rounds as rubber bullets and the rest real bullets.

YOU KNOW YOU CAN KEEP FIRING UNTIL THE KILL BULLET COMES OUT AND WHICH IS ONLY SECONDS. The data from the autopsies of 17 of these victims, mostly teenagers, were analysed. Ten of the victims died from injuries inflicted by Improved Rubber Bullets, while the other seven succumbed to injuries caused by Plastic Bullets.

In most instances, the cause of death was related to injuries to the by: Safe cool soft rubber green bullet gun for kids GSD Item NO. GSD Material Plastic Description Pressure soft bullet gun(M6 blaster) Packing DISPLAY BOX UNIT PRICE(ex-works) USD Unit/Carton(pcs) 72 Colors Inner Box 2 MOQ 5ctns/pcs CFT/ Carton Certificate CBM/Carton(m3) Custom Logo Pringting, Sticker Product Size(cm) ** OEM.

With police bringing on new rubber bullets. the Star's inexact pain rating system takes on child birth, Tasering and more Pain experts compare non-lethal rubber bullets to other trauma. Rubber balls. Another type of bullet used to control crowds during the riots, the MA/RA 88, caused mild to moderate injuries.

These bullets are .THE US army is planning to field “rubber bullets” for machine guns. Military officials claim the ammunition will allow them to more effectively quell violent protests without loss of life, but.Kinetic impact projectiles (KIPs), commonly known as rubber and plastic bullets, are used for crowd-control purposes by law enforcement worldwide in multiple forms and are shot from myriad types of guns and launchers.

The findings of a systematic review of medical literature carried out by Physicians.