Posts Tagged ‘Torture’

Chinese water torture: 6 things to know for May 26

1. Water pressure: After seemingly attempting to avoid the US-China trade war like the plague (the other plague), Israel has seemingly dived right in, giving the tender for a massive desalination plant dubbed Sorek B to Israeli company IDE rather than the Hong Kong-based CK Hutchison. Walla news reports that the interministerial panel that awarded […]

UN rapporteur on torture ‘scared to find out more about our democracies’ after delving into Assange case

For years Nils Melzer has been researching on behalf of the UN just how vile and degrading the mistreatment of prisoners can become. But learning that states that are supposed to be champions of human rights can be as brutal as any other with people who cross them was quite a shock. The case that […]

Cop Fired, Charged As Chilling Video Shows Him Torture Naked Unarmed Man in ‘Diabetic Event’

(Support Free Thought) – St. Johns County, FL — In January, three St. Johns County deputies were placed on administrative leave after cell phone video surfaced of them savagely beating Christopher Butler. Predictably, police were quick to determine Butler was high on PCP but his lawyer says he was suffering from a diabetic […]

Julian Assange About to Die ‘Due to Psychological Torture,’ Doctors Warn

A group of doctors and psychologists has warned that Julian Assange is about to die due to the torture he is experiencing in prison. The 117-strong group penned an open letter in The Lancet medical journal, warning that the WikiLeaks founder could be “effectively tortured to death in prison.” They urge the UK government to […]

Man Charged With Animal Torture Burned Dog With Toxic Chemical

An Illinois man has been charged by prosecutors in Madison County with pouring lye over a small Maltese dog named Charlie. The State’s Attorney’s Office charged Rodney Johnson, 45, with one count of felony animal torture and aggravated cruelty to animals. “We have a zero tolerance for abuse and cruelty to animals in Madison […]

Monster man directed to pay $10,000 to keeping 64 dogs in sloppy conditions and under torture

On Monday, a man called Dennis Hansen was sentenced to 18 months of probation, 6 months in jail, and some pretty stiff fines, which means that a bit of justice was handed out. He was sentenced because of keeping more than 60 dogs in sloppy conditions. Thankfully, all the dogs are doing so well, and […]

Gruesome Details Emerge of Israel’s Torture of Palestinian Prisoners

New allegations have surfaced claiming that Israel’s domestic intelligence agency, Shin Bet or Shabak, is engaged in the brutal torture of Palestinian detainees, despite the practice being against both Israeli and international law. The new accusations, deemed “very credible” by both Israeli and Palestinian rights groups, come amid a recorded spike in the use of torture […]

The Ritual Talmudic Execution and Torture Methods of the Bolsheviks Were Satanic — Mothman777’s Blog via The Ritual Talmudic Execution and Torture Methods of the Bolsheviks Were Satanic — Mothman777’s Blog Source Article from Hits: 33

The Torturers and the ‘Ticking Bomb’: How Torture Became Routine in the Global War on Terror

With all the media excitement focused on the impeachment of President Donald Trump, it comes as no surprise that some recent additional insights into how the United States became a torture regime have been largely ignored. It has been known for years that the George W. Bush Administration carried out what most of the world […]

UN envoy says Assange showing signs of "torture", British govt should release him immediately

   UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer has published a letter to the UK government, asking it to end the detention of Julian Assange, warning that his health may soon reach a “critical” stage, including risk of death. The scathing letter, which was penned by Melzer on October 29, urged the British authorities to […]

Those Torture Drawings by Guantanamo Prisoner in the NYT

In 2002, John Kiriakou captured the Guantanamo prisoner who drew those sickening pictures. Abu Zubaydah has a constitutional right to face his accusers in court, or be released, Kiriakou says. *** The New York Times last week published shocking drawings by Guantanamo prisoner Abu Zubaydah showing in graphic detail the types of tortures he endured at […]

Torture Speaks: Seton Hall Law Report Documents U.S. Torture Program As Described By Both The Torturers And The Victims

Torture Speaks: Seton Hall Law Report Documents U.S. Torture Program As Described By Both The Torturers And The Victims By Michael Ricciardelli, December 13, 2019 Above Photo: Michael Stumpo/Flickr Seton Hall University School of Law’s Center for Policy and Research has issued a report, “How America Tortures,” that documents the U.S. Torture […]

We Still Don’t Know What Gina Haspel Really Knew About the CIA’s Torture Program

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Israel’s Supreme Court — Upholding “Targeted Assassinations” and Torture

Time and again, Israel’s high court upholds human and civil rights abuses committed by the state. In 2006, the court upheld its targeted assassinations policy, claiming they’re OK when no other choices exist to protect against dangers to national security — that don’t exist it failed to say. The policy contravenes Israeli law, the laws […]

Julian Assange Displaying ‘All Signs of a Torture Victim’: Human Rights Expert

Julian Assange is behaving “exactly as a tortured victim behaves” a human rights expert has claimed, following the WikiLeaks founder’s recent appearance in court. The whistleblower looked gravely ill when he made his first public appearance in months as he pleaded with a judge to block extradition to the United States, according to the expert. […]

Betty McCollum Is Pushing Congress to Stop Subsidizing the Torture of Palestinian Children

In December 2018, a 17-year-old Palestinian teen, Ayham Sabah, was sentenced by an Israeli military court to 35 years in prison for his alleged role in a stabbing attack targeting an Israeli soldier in an illegal Jewish settlement in the West Bank. Sabah was only 14 years old when the alleged attack took place.  Another alleged […]

5 Targeted Individuals Expose Shocking Electronic Harassment and Torture

Targeted Individuals (TIs) are those who the Government (via the Military Intelligence Complex of agencies) has picked out to harass, assault and attack – with advanced forms of invisible electronic weapons. This is the new form of 21st century mind control. Some targeted individuals have connections to the military (e.g. come from a military family) […]

95% of Congress is ok with Israel’s torture of Palestinian children

No Way To Treat a Child is a bill before the House with the simple objective of protecting Palestinian children from being tortured in Israeli prisons and detention centers. Palestinian children are regularly beaten, tortured, and imprisoned by Israel. Congress member Betty McCollum has introduced a bill to stop U.S. tax dollars from funding this, […]

Julian Assange Has Been Subjected To Torture & Violations Of Due Process Rights – UN

When several hundred Colorado high school students walked out of a post-school-shooting vigil last May to protest the event’s politicization, their departing chant was, “mental health, mental health.” While this response may have unsettled the event’s organizers, it was unsurprising in the context of widespread media accounts of an “epidemic of anguish” among American youth. According to […]

Heba al-Labadi’s torture allegations match the experiences of many Palestinian prisoners

On August 20, Heba Ahmed al-Labadi fell into the dark hole of the Israeli legal system, joining 413 Palestinian prisoners who are currently held in so-called administrative detention. On September 26, Heba and seven other prisoners declared a hunger strike to protest their unlawful detention and horrific conditions in Israeli prisons. Among the prisoners is […]

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