The human mind has long been capable of dreaming up new and terrible ways to punish alleged transgressors, villains, witches, and anyone else who was unlucky enough to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. What if someone really wrongs you? Like steals your sheep or somehow must have caused a crop failure or something because they gave you a shifty look that one time? Throughout the ages some extremely brutal methods of torture and execution have come and gone.
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Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. As the administration of US President Donald Trump rushed to carry out more federal executions before the end of its term than any administration in decades, the movements against capital punishment and torture, including prolonged solitary confinement, received a boost last week from an unlikely source: architects. The AIA is a voluntary member organization so this does not necessarily apply to all architects, but it is a meaningful step toward acknowledging that the death penalty and prolonged solitary confinement violate human rights.
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During the early stages of the Iraq War , United States Army and Central Intelligence Agency personnel committed a series of human rights violations against detainees in the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq ,  including physical and sexual abuse , torture , rape , sodomy , and murder. The incidents received widespread condemnation both within the United States and abroad. The administration of George W. Bush asserted that the abuses at Abu Ghraib were isolated incidents and were not indicative of U.
It is well known that the Tower of London has been a place of imprisonment, torture and execution over the centuries. This period was one of religious upheaval in England and the need to obtain information, by any available means, was paramount. Torture was not used as a punishment but as a means to an end, to learn about co-conspirators, safe houses, etc. Torture has never been officially permitted under English law.