Visual Glossary

The Omega Research Foundation

The Omega Research Foundation operates an online visual glossary recording and identifying military, security and police (MSP) equipment used in human rights violations, torture and ill-treatment. The glossary offers information about electric shock equipment, restraints, launchers for chemical irritants, kinetic impact and other munitions, chemical irritants, and kinetic impact weapons (launched & handheld). The glossary is available in English, Arabic, French, and Spanish.

Tags: transparency, identification, guidelines, conventional weapons, SALW, online tool