Law Enforcement

United Nations Issues Human Rights Guidance for Law Enforcement

By Gordon Ahl
Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:01 AM

The Office of the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights issued new guidance related to “less-lethal weapons” including police batons, tear gas and tasers. The document is addressed to a wide array of stakeholders as it aims to cover all aspects of these weapons from design to use. The document is available here and below.