I think the punishment must include imprisonment for at least three months or anyone who is caught abusing or torturing
a pet must spend three days in police custody," he said.
Meanwhile, he added, societies pay a heavy price for engaging in torture, damaging innocents and their families but also the institutions that do the torturing
45) A torturer who does not feel responsible for the victim's pain is more likely to continue torturing
, and less likely to question the morality of his actions.
These untoward implications have been held by many to constitute a reductio ad absurdum of hedonistic act utilitarianism rather than a weighty consideration in favor of the practice of punishing the innocent or torturing
2013 (2003); Chanterelle Sung, Torturing
the Ticking Bomb Terrorist: An Analysis of Judicially Sanctioned Torture in the Context of Terrorism, 23 B.
The perpetrators were later known as owners of land who had been torturing
the victims as a consequence of long-standing land disputes.
He quickly arrested Allende's supporters, torturing
and murdering thousands.
Frustrated by Askew's refusal to become compliant and to name others or recant, her interrogators shift from the intimidating language of torture to literally torturing
her on the rack.
But instead of pursuing the rampant rumors about contras raping, torturing
, and murdering suspected Sandinistas or sympathizers, he focused on reports of rape, torture, and murder by contra commanders against their own troops.
How was it possible, Maran asks, for a civilized country like France to adopt a deliberate policy of savagely torturing
prisoners, even people who were not suspected of revolutionary activities or of having valuable information?