ill-treatment


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ill-treatment

(Misuse), noun ill-usage, ill-use, mishandling, mistreatment, misusage

ill-treatment

(Oppression), noun abuse, bullying, intimidation, malice, outrage, persecution, tyranny, victimization
Associated concepts: ill-treatment of prisoners
See also: harm
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There is, apparently, a wealth of readily-available information designed to help prevent workplace ill-treatment.
This is also in accordance with provisions of Istanbul Protocol concerned with investigation and documentation of torture and other ill-treatment and inhuman, degrading and cruel punishment.
He admitted ill-treatment of an elderly man lacking in capacity in that he shouted at him in an abusive manner and pushed him to the chest, causing him to fall to the ground.
However, a criminal investigation will be launched into the alleged rendition and ill-treatment of two people in Libya, Scotland Yard said.
The assurance coincided with the criminal action being initiated against five Chinese nationals who are suspected to have been involved in the ill-treatment of the two Indian businessmen - Shyamsunder Agarwal and Deepak Raheja, the sources said.
The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture has said that persons with disabilities living in psychiatric and social care institutions can face torture and ill-treatment due to poor living conditions, severe mechanical, chemical, and physical restraint, seclusion and solitary confinement, forced medical and psychiatric interventions.
The report said nevertheless, a number of credible allegations of recent physical ill-treatment were received, which concerned mainly excessive use of force during apprehension.
To condemn these practices unreservedly and to make clear to all members of the security forces that torture and ill-treatment are not tolerated.
The international human rights protection system must also address state-sponsored torture and ill-treatment in medical settings.
It is a dark day when the UK is mentioned alongside the likes of Pakistan, Indonesia and Kenya on a list of countries which helped with rendition, co-operating with illegal activities linked to abduction, torture and other forms of ill-treatment.
British troops were yesterday urged to stop handing over prisoners to the Afghan authorities amid claims of torture and ill-treatment by the country's intelligence service.
The occupation of Arab land and ill-treatment of Arabs contributed to the radicalisation of Arabs in the past.