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South Korea: Stop tear gas supply or risk fuelling repression in Turkey

Headline Title:  South Korea: Stop tear gas supply or risk fuelling repression in Turkey 15 December 2014  The South Korean authorities must immediately stop the planned shipment of massive amounts of tear gas to Turkey, where the security forces have frequently abused riot control equipment amid repression of peaceful protests, Amnesty International said.  A credible source has tipped off the organization about a planned export to Turkey of nearly 1.9 million tear gas cartridges and gas grenades manufactured in South Korea. The first batch of riot control equipment…

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