International

Security scanner blamed for woman’s death

Posted by on January 25, 2011 at 1:21 pm

A 57-year-old Palestinian woman with a pacemaker died over the weekend, after passing through the scanning machine at the Rafah Crossing between Gaza and Egypt.

Body scanner to detect drugs at airport in Macau

Posted by on January 21, 2011 at 12:42 pm

The Judiciary Police (PJ) will soon install an x-ray machine at the Macau International Airport to assist in the crackdown on the smuggling of illicit drugs inside body cavities.

Woman, 82, complains over airport patdown

Posted by on January 20, 2011 at 12:44 pm

An 82-year-old Canadian woman has complained she was forced to show airport security staff her breast prosthesis in Calgary, Alberta.

Controversial Body Scanner to be Used Shortly at Ezeiza and Santiago Airports

Posted by on January 18, 2011 at 11:23 am

Airport Security Police is equipped with seven units which they will begin using at Ezeiza Airport and later on at Aeroparque, Mendoza, Salta, and Bariloche in Argentina

82-yr-old cancer survivor forced to reveal prosthesis at airport

Posted by on January 18, 2011 at 8:25 am

An 82-year-old lady was returning home to British Columbia after a visit with her family. At Calgary International Airport she said she was humiliated and embarrassed by airport security.

Scanners at Delhi airport fail to detect explosives, guns

Posted by on January 13, 2011 at 12:31 pm

A high-level inspection of body scanners at the Delhi airport has thrown shocking results with the scanners failing to detect powerful explosives like RDX and PETN and other assault weapons.

Santa given security pat-down in Australia

Posted by on December 24, 2010 at 10:53 am

The police searched every bag and passenger getting off the plane, including Santa, to make sure he was not carrying any contraband alcohol under his red suit.