Inhumane methods of riot control


Many riot control methods are detrimental to health; although there are weapons that cause no longlasting distress to able-bodied people, the elderly, the sick and young children can be affected quite seriously.


Plastic and rubber bullets used by riot police as the first line of defence have killed 15 people in Northern Ireland between 1969 and 1986.

Narrower Problems:
Indiscriminate use of tear gas
Inciting riot
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST