Friday, February 07, 2014

UK Police Want Water Cannons to Suppress Workers, Poor People

Cops Say Savage Spending Cuts Create Need for Savage Arms

The police chiefs say they need water cannons because austerity measures are likely to lead to riots.

Water cannons have never been deployed on the streets of England and Wales. The UK's six water cannons are currently kept by the Police Service of Northern Ireland.

Truck-mounted water cannons were first developed in 1930s Germany, during the Nazi regime, for use against protesters.

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