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The arrested prosecute!

Leg irons, electric stun batons and electric stun guns were unlawfully promoted for sale at the DSEI arms fair last September.

That is the allegation of a group of activists arrested at DSEi in September 2013 (but whose prosecutions were discontinued). In mid-March, they began private prosecutions against two companies who exhibited at the East London arms fair.

The activists summonsed Magforce International (from France) and Tianjin MyWay International Trading (from China); companies ejected from DSEI after Green MP Caroline Lucas asked questions about them in parliament on 11 September.