Consider our 'forgetfulness' regarding the nature of electric stun technology. We all remember how badly Rodney King was beaten by the L. A mythical story of the origin and diffusion of electric torture is endlessly repeated in movies, cheap novels, and uncritical accusations.
They cut off my clothes with some kind of doctor's scalpel. I was naked. I tried to put on a brave face.
In reporting a story about the horrors experienced by inmates inside one Syrian military hospital, I spoke with dozens of former prisoners and guards. They described conditions so atrocious that inmates routinely died of torture, starvation and neglect. Mazen Hamada, an oil engineer from the eastern city of Deir Ezzor, was arrested in in the Damascus suburbs after attempting to smuggle baby formula to a rebel-held neighbourhood under siege by government forces.
It was once believed that masturbation was not only unhealthy, but that nocturnal emissions are a disease they even had a name for the disease -- "Spermatorrhoea. Men in the Victorian era really were caught in a ruthless circle. You're looking at it on the left, over there.
She allegedly played along and suggested he be tied up and blindfolded for a massage, according to court documents. But four women eventually showed up to humiliate the man, who ended up with his penis glued to his stomach in a bizarre plot to punish him for a lover's quadrangle gone bad, according to the documents filed in Calumet County. Sewell, Therese Ziemann, 48, of Menasha, Michelle Belliveau, 43, of Neenah, and the man's wife are charged with being party to false imprisonment, a felony.
If you thought women had it bad in the Victorian-era, spare a thought for the men this time, because this device and its use is not pretty. If you were a man living in the Victorian-era and you happened to be experiencing anxiety, irritability or a loss of confidence, a visit to the doctor might lead to a series of embarrassing questions about your love life. Its sole purpose was to stop an unwanted erection because it inflicted so much pain on the poor man that self-love was out of the question.
I was locked into a room with three dogs during the first few days. They ordered the animals to attack me. My leg is covered with scars from their bites. I had a large hole in my knee.
Ex-prisoners tell their stories of torture, arbitrary detention and mistreatment in Houthi-controlled prisons. When Farouk Baakar speaks, his voice is full of pain and anger as he describes his "death-like experience" of being detained and tortured at the hands of the Houthi militia for 15 months in Yemen's capital Sanaa. Baakar, a year-old doctor who was recently released after his family paid the group a large sum of ransom money, is one of many Yemenis, including journalists, who have been arbitrarily arrested and tortured by the Iran-backed militia that took over Sanaa in
A Newport Beach man was convicted Friday of participating in the abduction and torture of a pot-dispensary owner in October After a monthlong trial, an Orange County Superior Court jury deliberated for four days to convict Hossein Nayeri of kidnapping and torture. The jury struggled through the week to reach a verdict, with 11 jurors convinced he was guilty and one adamant at first that he was not, according to jury foreperson Beth Burbage. A couple times people cried.