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EU: Amnesty discovers gruesome illegal torture equipment for sale in Paris: Amnesty International researchers have discovered illegal torture equipment including spiked batons, spiked electric shock riot forks, electric shock vests and heavy leg irons for sale by Chinese companies at Milipol, a military and police trade fair taking place this week in Paris.

The import and export of torture equipment has been banned in the EU since 2006. In 2016, the EU also banned the promotion and display of this equipment at trade fairs.

Some of the items identified by Amnesty International were listed in catalogues present at Milipol, while others were found on display, raising questions as to how they were imported into the EU.

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EU: Amnesty discovers gruesome illegal torture equipment for sale in Paris: Amnesty International researchers have discovered illegal torture equipment including spiked batons, spiked electric shock riot forks, electric shock vests and heavy leg irons for sale by Chinese companies at Milipol, a military and police trade fair taking place this week in Paris.The import and export of torture equipment has been banned in the EU since 2006. In 2016, the EU also banned the promotion and display of this equipment at trade fairs.Some of the items identified by Amnesty International were listed in catalogues present at Milipol, while others were found on display, raising questions as to how they were imported into the EU.EU: Amnesty discovers gruesome illegal torture equipment for sale in Paris: Amnesty International researchers have discovered illegal torture equipment including spiked batons, spiked electric shock riot forks, electric shock vests and heavy leg irons for sale by Chinese companies at Milipol, a military and police trade fair taking place this week in Paris.