Police fire tear gas at protesters blocking the I-680 north bound freeway during a Black Lives Matter protest in Walnut Creek, California, on Monday, June 1, 2020. Jose Carlos Fajardo/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images

Tear gas is banned from war — but police still shoot it at protesters, who cough and bleed as a result. At least one has lost an eye

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Business Insider: Tear gas is banned from war — but police still shoot it at protesters, who cough and bleed as a result. At least one has lost an eye, quoting HRC Research Fellow Rohini Haar.

Left: Police fire tear gas at protesters blocking the I-680 north bound freeway during a Black Lives Matter protest in Walnut Creek, California, on Monday, June 1, 2020. Jose Carlos Fajardo/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images

Police fire tear gas at protesters blocking the I-680 north bound freeway during a Black Lives Matter protest in Walnut Creek, California, on Monday, June 1, 2020. Jose Carlos Fajardo/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images