Tagged With Tear Gas

Under-fire Portland mayor Ted Wheeler now has a hot sauce named after him: 'Tear Gas Ted'


Federal officers stockpiled semiautomatic rifles and tried to obtain a controversial 'heat ray' ahead of tear-gassing protesters for Trump's photo op, a whistleblower says


Lebanese forces fired tear gas at protesters who set fires and vandalised stores in anger over Beirut's deadly explosion and the government mismanagement that caused it



How the tear gas industry become a billion-dollar business over the last 100 years


US police used excessive force at least 125 times in the 10 days after the police killing of George Floyd, according to a new report


Police agencies are withdrawing from security at Democratic Convention after a ban was imposed on pepper spray and tear gas



A journalist who's worked with PBS and National Geographic tells us what it was like being shot in the eye by law enforcement in Portland


National Guard commander says Park Police used 'excessive' force against peaceful protesters for Trump's Bible photo-op


San Francisco's mayor wants to outlaw tear gas and stop police from responding to non-criminal calls


Scotland votes to end export of tear gas, rubber bullets, and riot gear to the United States


Park Police contradict the White House's claims that it didn't use tear gas on protesters, admit they were 'incorrect' in saying pepper balls aren't tear gas


Trump claims the pepper balls and smoke canisters police fired at peaceful protesters aren't tear gas. The CDC disagrees.



Police departments' use of tear gas could exacerbate coronavirus outbreaks, experts say


White House press secretary compares Trump's photo-op outside St. John's Church to Churchill's bunker visits during WWII and Bush's first pitch after 9/11


Human rights experts say police still have 'not learned' how and when to deploy tear gas. If you're hit, seek high ground, find fresh air, and rinse off.


Trump's tear gas photo-op was 'frightening' to authoritarianism experts, who warn that his behaviour will only get worse without 'fierce opposition'



Tear gas is banned from war — but police still shoot it at protesters, who cough and bleed as a result. At least one has lost an eye.


Police used tear gas to clear protesters from Lafayette park so Trump could take a photo at St. John's Church


As politicians in DC condemn China for crackdowns on Hong Kong protests, US police use tear gas on demonstrators in Minneapolis


A Hong Kong ice cream shop now offers 'tear gas' flavored ice cream to remind people of pro-democracy demonstrations, which broke out nearly a year ago