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# Rubber Bullets

Last year
Ahern sought rubber bullet ban to put pressure on UK to restrict their use in Northern Ireland
A report by
Tadgh McNally
Internal controversy broke out over the purchase of 2,000 baton rounds in June 1997.
All time
Protesters trash H&M shops in South Africa in response to 'monkey' ad
The Economic Freedom Fighters organised protests at several H&M outlets in Johannesburg.
'Blindness, removal of the spleen': Study finds rubber bullets are not safe
The US study found three in every 100 people injured by rubber bullets died as a result.
Polar bear shot with rubber bullets to stop it attacking man who jumped into enclosure
The man only had superficial wounds.
Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine
More than 200 people were wounded amid mounting fury over draconian new anti-protest laws.
Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest
Protests have entered their second week after 110 people died in Bangladesh’s worst ever clothing factory fire.
Violence reported as Poland marks its independence day
Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at a right-wing march.
In photos: Six demonstrators hospitalised after Madrid clashes
Six people were hospitalised and several arrested in yesterday after police fired rubber bullets at crowds demonstrating against severe new austerity measures.