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French Police to Stop Using Explosive Tear Gas Grenades

Expand Protester picks up a tear gas grenade during a police charge on December 8, 2019 on the Champs Elysees, Paris. © 2018 Kartik Raj/Human Rights Watch This week, France’s Interior Minister Christophe Castaner announced that French police would stop using the controversial GLI-F4 tear gas grenade. This move is long overdue, but doesn’t address serious concerns about other weapons French police still use to control crowds. In December 2018, Human Rights Watch documented injuries caused by police weapons during France’s “yellow vest” mobilizations and unrelated student protests, including…

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