Leg Irons

Technical Info:
Often craft made or older models – a rigid metal bar connects two rings.

Concerns:
Restricts movement.
Risk of misuse during detention / torture & “stress positions”.
Can help facilitate torture or other ill-treatment.
Can help facilitate torture or other ill-treatment.
No legitimate law enforcement use that cannot be effectively accomplished with safer alternatives therefore their use in law enforcement should be prohibited as should the corresponding production and transfer.

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Translations:
أصفاد لتكبيل الساقين
固定式脚镣
Entraves pour les jambes
Тяжеловесные кандалы ( «Утюги»)
Grilletes