‘You can even buy a gas chamber’: European Union seeks ban on trade in torture items

Published: 15/06/2019
‘You can even buy a gas chamber’: European Union seeks ban on trade in torture items
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

Trade in instruments used in torture and executions should be illegal and could one day be banned under an initiative spearheaded by the European Union, Argentina and Mongolia, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Friday.“You can buy all kinds of things on the internet. You can buy spiked batons, you can even buy a gas chamber,” Malmstrom said. “You can buy electro-belts, special batons

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