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An innocent student who had only wanted to sample the West's modern bounty, the brutalized Hassan now wishes to terrorize those who terrorized him.
Warlords, including some of the same individuals who brutalized the populace before the Taliban took over, now exercise power in many provinces.
Jack (French, Christ Church, Oxford) tells the story of Cenci (1577-99), a young Italian woman who was brutalized by her father and resolved to murder him, but also discusses the strange lives of people who have fallen under her spell, particularly artists and writers whose fascination with her have cost them reputations and sometimes friends and relatives.
The case--and his mother's decision to allow open-casket viewing of his brutalized body for pictures shown round the world 50 years ago--were powerful sparks for the Civil Rights Movement.
Speaking at a recent debate on conflict in Africa and on various UN reports, Archbishop Williams said that child soldiers, of whom there are about 300,000 in civil conflicts around the globe, "are frequently abducted, invariably brutalized, and abused in diverse ways.
He retains the body's spiritual aspect but makes it ghoulish, accompanying a brutish and brutalized form.
Enslaved Africans were brutalized, raped, killed, forced to work for free, separated from their families, and denied the right to learn to read and write.
These children are brutalized from an early age,' explains Batmanghelidjh, "They're exposed to extreme amounts of violente and neglect and over a prolonged period they lose their capacity to feel.
But what cinched Swank's award was her transgendered character's paying for his cross-dressing role-playing by being brutalized, raped, and killed.
She does not, however, touch on the situations in which the Indians were brutalized by the whites.