Cruel and Inhuman Treatment

Cruel and Inhuman Treatment

Another name for cruelty, or for the intentional, hostile infliction of physical or mental suffering upon another individual, which is a ground for Divorce in many states.

Cruel and inhuman treatment ordinarily encompasses mental and physical cruelty of any kind and is also known as cruel and abusive treatment and as cruel and barbarous treatment.

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Addressing a panel, held within the framework of the Human Rights Council, Saadani shed light on the tragic living conditions prevailing in the polisario-run camps where children and women continue to endure cruel and inhuman treatment.
Stoning is a barbarous, cruel and inhuman treatment.
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Cruel and inhuman treatment causes more mental damage than physical torture, a new study has concluded.