extract confessions

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  • The actions taken against those in the custody of the Shuanggui system are done in order to extract confessions.
  • Independent human rights observers, however, stated that security personnel tortured detainees to extract confessions.
  • Torture was used, but only for extracting confessions during a trial and was not used as punishment after sentencing.
  • This method was mostly used to extract confessions, not confessing meant that the torturer could stretch more.
  • Physicians for Human Rights reported that Bahraini security forces tortured patients in attempt to extract confessions of anti-government activity.
  • These laws justify preventive detention and encourage to extract confessions by any method.
  • However, local media later highlighted the apparent reliance by the authorities on torture to extract confessions upon which convictions were based.
  • Torture was deemed a legitimate means to extract confessions or to obtain the names of accomplices or other information about a crime.
  • Many prisoners were beaten to extract confessions to false admittance of their "crimes".
  • The court employed physical torture to extract confessions.
  • Allegations also surfaced over the use of torture to extract confessions.
  • Scotland was accused by a number of prisoners of the London Cage of extracting confessions by torture.
  • But these voyants are not only rare, they are also unreliable, because other persons can likewise fix them in a cataleptic state and extract confessions from them. Cited from La-bas, by J. K. Huysmans
  • Although torture was unlawful in England, Hopkins often used techniques such as sleep deprivation to extract confessions from his victims.
  • An Iraqi general told those who were there: he has not right to sleep; we come back at midnight for extracting confessions, if he did not have enough information, we would nail his head.
  • According to a report by Amnesty International, intelligence agents in Jordan frequently use torture to extract confessions from suspects.
  • Human rights groups accuse Uzbekistan's government of regularly drugging prisoners to extract confessions, an allegation the government denies.
  • According to a report by Amnesty International, intelligence agents in Jordan frequently use torture to extract confessions from terror suspects.
  • Typically, the ISU would abduct and interrogate suspects frequently using torture to extract confessions.
  • The third degree is a euphemism for the "inflicting of pain, physical or mental, to extract confessions or statements".
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