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  • Use Torture In Some Way
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    Torture is defines as the intentional use of physical or physiological pain to gain advantage over an individual. Torture has been around since the times of Ancient Greece and is still around today. Punishments arent near as harsh as they used to be back in medieval times. (1) The only punishments we have now are jails, the punishments there were in medieval times were numerous and downright inhuman. Torture would keep criminal from doing something wrong again, assuming he lived through the tort...
  • Human Rights Against Use Of Torture
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    For many years torture has been practiced in nations worldwide. Despite the fact that torture is the most horrible and unacceptable form of punishment many nations still torture people. It may seem that all kinds of organizations and especially united Nations try to abolish torture completely, it is hard and long road to do this. It is known that torture was used form the beginning of the world. For example, torture in Asia was used for many ages. Especially, torture was used in countries like C...
  • Realm Of Human Rights Laws Against Torture
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    The moral issue of torture is one that has come under scrutiny by many national and international organizations as of late. To talk about torture one must really understand what torture is. As taken from Dictionary. com "1. a. Infliction or severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion. b. An instrument or a method for inflicting such pain. 2. Excruciating physical or mental pain; agony. 3. Something causing severe pain or anguish". This is just the literal meaning of the word but do...
  • Auschwitz Children
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    Auschwitz-birkenau was by the provincial Polish town of Oshwiecim, in Galicia. It was where the largest numbers of European Jews were killed. They called it "The Gate to Hell". In September 1941 the SS men (Hitler's Men) experimented with gassing and killed over 850 people. Murdering a large number of prisoners became a daily routine. By 1942 there had been three million people killed through gassing, starvation, disease, shooting, and burning. Almost every one of the prisoners was a Jew. At Aus...
  • Use Of Torture
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    Torture (Latin torque re, "to twist"), in law, infliction of severe bodily pain either as punishment, or to compel a person to confess to a crime, or to give evidence in a judicial proceeding. Among primitive peoples, torture has been used as a means of ordeal and to punish captured enemies. Examination by torture, often called the "question", has been used in many countries as a judicial method. It involves using instruments to extort evidence from unwilling witnesses. In ancient Athens, slaves...
  • Accused Witches Body
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    The religion of Witchcraft dates back about 25,000 years, to the Paleolithic Age, where the God of Hunting and the Goddess of Fertility first appeared. Out of respect for the overwhelming power of Nature grew a belief in beings, gods, who controlled the winds, the seas, the earth and the fires (Rinehart). People have been slaughtered for ages because they had different belief systems or they simply were not liked. Whether they were witches or not, hundreds of thousands of people have been burned...
  • Forms Of Modern Torture
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    Who evers listening, Do you know what an Iron Maiden, a Garrote, or maybe Water Torture are used for No Well heres the answer; they were all forms of torture a long time ago. Iron Maidens were female effigies constructed of wood or iron with the inside hollowed out and filled with sharp iron spikes. The iron maiden would be opened up and the offender placed inside. The person would then be embraced by the iron maiden, being impaled by all the spikes. A Garrote was anything that was tied around s...
  • Use Of Torture
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    We went to the torture room in a kind of solemn precession, the guards walking ahead with lighted candles. The chamber was underground and dark, particularly near the entrance. It was a vast shadowy place and every device and instrument of human torture was there. They pointed out some of them to me and said I should have to taste them. Then they asked me again if I would confess. I cannot., I said. (Abbott, 1) Those words were spoken by John Gerard, a Jesuit priest accused of spreading Catholic...

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