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    • Daniel
    • 06.06.11 | 12:15 (IDT)

    This is what the UN has to say about it in their basic principles on the use of force and firearms by law enforcement officials (art. 9): "Law enforcement officials shall not use firearms against persons except in self-defence or defence of others against the imminent threat of death or serious injury, to prevent the perpetration of a particularly serious crime involving grave threat to life, to arrest a person presenting such a danger and resisting their authority, or to prevent his or her escape, and only when less extreme means are insufficient to achieve these objectives." I see no grave threat to life here.

    from the article: Israel to complain to UN over Syria incitement of border violence
    First published 11:00 06.06.11 | Last updated 11:00 06.06.11
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