First of all, I know this is not absolutely breaking news or up to the minute current event, but it is pretty recent and the video is recent.
July 6, 2010 Canton, China - Undercover police woman kills hostage taker.
First of all, I wouldnt embed this even if I could. You should really be ready for seeing exactly what the title and quote say.
Here is the spoiler, for those that wish to know without watching.
Ok, so you have all seen the Demotivational Poster about Chinese Negotiation Tactics. You remember, the one with the Chinese LEO hanging out the
window firing a shot into a hostage taker.
In Canton, China, a man is holding what looks like a knife in one hand while holding a young girl choke-hold style with the other. The video skips
through the time that the man is standing in a doorway near a public street. Barricades have been put up and a few plain clothes officers are there
trying to negotiate. As well, in the Liveleaks video, you see more of the LEOs around and how they have the area cleared of the public.
Of course, we all know how the Chinese negotiate. Basically, it goes like this:
"Stop and give up"
"No, I want [whatever] or I am going to kill him/her"
"Dont do this, let him/her go now. Lets work this out"
"No, give me what I want and go away or I will kill...BANG!
In the case of the video referenced here, it was more like
No trial, no jury, no jail time, no enormous cost to the public, no psychology, no psychiatry, no drawn out appeals. Just give up or die.
As well, the Liveleaks video shows them hustling the your girl, physically unharmed it seems, out of the area.
Its what I would call the most serious case of Aggressive Negotiations ever seen.
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