Recording the Use of Plastic Bullets

Last Updated: Tuesday, 9 March 2021

Plastic bullets – or plastic baton rounds as they are sometimes called – have been a source of great controversy in Northern Ireland for many years. The consequences of their use have been fairly well documented, although the Human Rights Commission is in the course of preparing additional information on that topic for publication later in 2001. What has been less carefully examined is the system in place for recording the use of the weapon in the first place.

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