Repainted version of Ban Plastic Bullets. At 25 metres long, the mural presents to scale the distances at which the fourteen victims (seven adults, seven children) of plastic bullets were shot. CAIN has a list of the fourteen.
“We recommend the abolition of the use of plastic bullets – United Nations Committee Against Torture, 28 November, 1998”; “A new more lethal plastic bullet will be issued to the RUC on June 1st – It will be [??] deadly at a range of 30 metres – All plastic bullet fatalities have occurred at a range of less the 30 metres.”
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