Friday, June 18, 2004

Daily Report

A New Weapon In The War On Dissent

According to an article in New Scientist, Taser-like weapons capable of being used against larger groups of people will soon be on sale to police departments and the military.

One design uses ionized gas, with a version that will use a laser to ionize the air itself in the works.

US To Be Held Accountable For It's War Crimes?

The (UK)Guardian reports that UN Secretary-General Kofi Anan urged the UN Security Council to deny the US a third year of exemptions from the International War Crimes Tribunal.

It also appears that the US lacks the votes needed to gain such an exemption.

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