Just one of the many entertaining scenes from this women in prison classic. Extreme torture: inside china's correctional facilities after my third day in prison, because i refused to admit that i've committed a crime, the prison guards started to torture me through various methods, such as shocking me with their electric batons, he said. World news about abu ghraib breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from the new york times. Cruel and unusual prisons and prison reform by jack lynch in the scarlet letter, nathaniel hawthorne wrote, the founders of a new colony was that early american prisons could be less humane than the death and torture they were meant to replace.
Two brothers who admitted involvement in the fatal beating of a 50-year-old homeless man in a santee riverbed were each sentenced friday to lengthy prison terms. Describes the violation of human rights in united states prisons. Torture inc americas brutal prisons savaged by dogs, electrocuted with cattle prods they are just some of the victims of wholesale torture taking place inside the us prison system that we uncovered during a four-month investigation for channel 4. The nominee to run the cia who has been called the head cheerleader for waterboarding was not present for the torture of one suspect in a secret prison, according to a report gina haspel is president trump's choice to head the spy agency after current director mike pompeo was. In 2012, prison authorities boiled darren rainey to death when they forced him to take a two-hour shower in scalding water that was 82 degrees celsius (180 f. This report presents prisoners' testimonies of torture and abuse alongside related international human rights agreements.
Propublica erred when it reported in 2017 that gina haspel was in charge of a secret prison in thailand during the infamous interrogation of an al-qaida base where zubaydah was subjected to waterboarding and other coercive interrogation methods that are widely seen as torture. The parents of the children in the california house of horrors case are facing up to a life in prison after being charged thursday for torture and abuse, authorities said, while revealing more shocking details of the alleged atrocities that happened inside the suburban home. Commentary: i went to prison for disclosing the cia's torture gina haspel helped cover it up do we want to be the country that cynically preaches human rights and then violates those same rights when we think nobody is looking. But while i went to prison for disclosing the torture program, haspel is about to get a promotion despite her connection to it trump's move hurts morale among cia officers who recognize that torture is wrong.
Two prison guards accused of torturing inmates inside a prison in lebanon have been arrested, ministers told reporters on sunday, a day after videos. The american prison and the normalization of torture by h bruce franklin the prison has become a central institution in american society, integral to our politics, economy, and culture between 1976 and 2000. Do we want to be the country that cynically preaches human rights and then violates those same rights when we think nobody is looking. Warning - thread torture and rape in prison in georgia (country) might contain content that is not suitable for all ages by clicking on continue you confirm that you are 18 years and over. Mexico city (ap) a woman seen being tortured by two soldiers and a federal police officer in a widely circulated video has been in prison for more than a y. A syrian doctor has told how he was tortured and forced to watch other prisoners die in regime jails as a report reveals almost 18,000 detainees have died during the country's brutal civil war amnesty international says an average of 10 people have been killed every day by beatings, disease.
Those who made it out of saydnaya prison paint a grim picture that corroborates much of what's described in a new amnesty international report.
Palestinian-born bulgarian doctor ashraf al-hazouz, 37, recalls his eight-year imprisonment in libyan jails, describing his torture at the hands of gadhafi's thugs and the ordeals of the five nurses imprisoned with him. Article: i went to prison for disclosing cia torture gina haspel helped cover it up - do we americans want to remain a nation that tortures people, like north korea, china and iran do we want to be the country that cynically preaches human rights and then violates those same rights when we. Cries of brutal torture in georgia prisons have prompted one man to file more than forty lawsuits against the department of corrections emergency response teams. A report by amnesty international says the syrian government committed mass murder in a prison outside damascus omar al-shogre, a former prisoner who appears in the report, describes what he endured. Truthout sparks action by revealing systemic injustice and providing a platform for transformative ideas through investigative reporting and analysis.