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Military must end judicial harassment of human rights defenders

Torture, intimidation, repression and oppression are the stock-in-trade of the military in Thailand, under all regime types. As we often do, we reproduce an urgent appeal from the Cross Cultural Foundation, forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission. 575 more words

The Witch Trials: Evidence, Torture and Confession

By Jess Watson


The treatment of witchcraft cases by the courts in the early modern period consists of a particularly complex nature, chiefly in terms of how we can access and understand the mentalities and popular beliefs of those in the past. 1,507 more words

16th Century

Judges and Prosecutors Handcuffed in Turkey

Many judges and prosecutors are publicly seen as handcuffed in Turkey. A critical online journal haberdar.com broadcasted a detailed report on this with many visual details. 12 more words


Flash Fiction - The Baths

After the pain they would bathe you. After the torture there was usually blood, or bruised skin and aching muscles.

With some little kindness, sometimes they used epsom salts in the baths. 213 more words


Goodnight Mommy / ****

Goodnight Mommy has gotten a bit of an unfair dismissal from a lot of people due to its twist – or, more accurately, due to the obviousness of its twist. 627 more words

Movie Reviews

7 Nights of Darkness

Triggers found in 7 Nights of Darkness are violence, forced captivity, body horror, death, swearing, sexual themes, minor blood, bullying, gore, torture, and breaking and entering… 39 more words


Διεθνής Αμνηστία: Βασανιστήρια, ξυλοδαρμοί, βιασμοί κρατουμένων στην Τουρκία, μετά το πραξικόπημα

Αξιόπιστα στοιχεία για περιπτώσεις βασανισμών, ξυλοδαρμών ακόμη και βιασμών με γκλομπς, κρατούμενων στην Τουρκία, μετά το αποτυχημένο πραξικόπημα, ανακοίνωσε σήμερα ότι έχει συγκεντρώσει η Διεθνής Αμνηστία.