- v torment emotionally or mentally
- v subject to torture
- s experiencing intense pain especially mental pain
a tortured witness to another's humiliation
- Tortured without any ties to terrorism .
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- Children in Mali conflict forced to fight, detained with adults and tortured
Children in Mali who were recruited as child soldiers by armed groups or suspected of links with them, are being detained alongside adults, where some say they’ve been tortured, Amnesty International said after returning from the country. June 13, 2013 International Children in Mali, some as young as 13, who were recruited as child soldiers by armed groups or suspected of links with them, are ...
June 14, 2013 - Amnesty International
- UN report: Syrian kids tortured, raped, recruited as fighters
UNITED NATIONS - Syrian troops and rebels are recruiting children to fight in the country's civil war and some have been tortured by government forces for having links to the opposition, U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon said in a report on Wednesday.The report issued after Ban's special envoy for children and armed conflict, Leila Zerrougui, visited Syria in December said thousands of children have been ...
June 13, 2013 - NBC NEWS
- Mau Mau Settlement: How Much Cash Fixes The Past?
The British government recently reached a settlement with Kenyans who were tortured during colonial rule. Host Michel Martin speaks with Harvard professor Caroline Elkins about the atrocities, and how she uncovered them.
June 13, 2013 - NPR
- Zaynab Khadr in Newsday
It is time for the cycle of blood, violence and occupation to end. It is time for us to look at the future together with confidence and hope. It is time for this tortured land that has been called the land of love and peace to live up to its... Mahmoud Abbas http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahmoud_Abbas&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHxH2RtxP3CmkqTyVBiZNTNAmAzHw Guardian Unlimited http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,,-7107752,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGRoPVKnebOhzDe6Pl4hfcdnjzLrw Nov 27, 2007
100952 134056 tortured He was tortured for their benefit and he still continues to be in jail and it hasn't changed much, so I can't expect it to be any different in Guantanamo," Zaynab Khadr said.
- Sarah Palin in Reuters
Lacking evidence to support the original Monegan allegation, the Legislative Council seriously overreached, making a tortured argument to find fault without basis in law or fact,the McCain-Palin statement said.