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- n. bad, unkind or abusive treatment
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- n. cruel or inhumane treatment.
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- n. cruel or inhumane treatment
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About 1,100 gave him answers he expected to hear, such as “destitution,” “seduced and abandoned,” “ill-treatment of parents, relatives, or husbands,” and “bad company.”
It found against Ukraine over the ill-treatment of prisoners in "training exercises" by special forces, and it found against Russia over the persecution of the children of Chechen dissidents.
It lists them as "the use of force against civilians, arbitrary executions, killing and persecution of protesters and members of the media, arbitrary detention, enforced disappearances, interference with access to medical treatment, torture, sexual violence, and ill-treatment, including against children."
The resolution censured Syria for every type of human rights crime, ranging from arbitrary executions, the torture of children, ill-treatment of innocent detainees -- you name it.
Palestinian prisoners complain about ill-treatment, physical and verbal assaults, lack of medical attention and unhealthy living conditions.
If word was to spread of ill-treatment in towns like Heisha, rebel officials know it could further harden the people of Sirte against surrendering.
Fear of ill-treatment by the rebels may well be why Sirte has shown little interest in surrendering.
They include women and children and many report ill-treatment and torture at the hands of the security services as the regime seeks to put an end to growing dissent against over 40 years of rule by the Assad family.
“Secret detention as such may constitute torture or ill-treatment for the direct victims as well as their families,” the report said.
“Profane histories abound,” Grotius warned, “of wars undertaken because of the ill-treatment of ambassadors.”
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