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'House of horrors': California couple sentenced to life in prison for torturing their children

'House of horrors': California couple sentenced to life in prison for torturing their childrenDavid and Louise Turpin, who pleaded guilty in February to torture and false imprisonment, are eligible for parole after 25 years.



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Group: Iraq is torturing children to coerce confessions

Group: Iraq is torturing children to coerce confessionsBEIRUT (AP) — Iraq and the Kurdish regional government have charged hundreds of children with terrorism for alleged affiliation with the Islamic State group, often using torture to coerce confessions, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.



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Three Bodies Found in the Massachusetts Home of a Man Accused of Kidnapping and Torturing a Woman

Three Bodies Found in the Massachusetts Home of a Man Accused of Kidnapping and Torturing a WomanThe suspect is charged with kidnapping, sexual assault and torture



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Fashion Designer Convicted of Torturing 21-Year-Old Nanny and Burning Her Body

Fashion Designer Convicted of Torturing 21-Year-Old Nanny and Burning Her BodySophie Lionnet's emaciated body was stuffed into a suitcase and burned on a bonfire



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Fashion Designer Convicted of Torturing 21-Year-Old Nanny and Burning Her Body

Fashion Designer Convicted of Torturing 21-Year-Old Nanny and Burning Her BodySophie Lionnet's emaciated body was stuffed into a suitcase and burned on a bonfire



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Man accused of torturing his 10 children fires back from jail

Man accused of torturing his 10 children fires back from jail“I'm not perfect. No one is perfect. But I am not an animal. I am not a torturer. And I'm not a monster,” Jonathan Allen says. He and his wife Ina Rogers are being accused of abusing and neglecting their ten children.



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Washington Man Sentenced to 65 Years in Prison for Fatally Torturing His Girlfriend’s Son with Autism

Washington Man Sentenced to 65 Years in Prison for Fatally Torturing His Girlfriend’s Son with AutismA Washington man convicted of torturing his girlfriend’s son with autisim to death and abusing her younger son was sentenced to 65 years in prison, according to multiple reports



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Italy arrests Ghanaian for trafficking, torturing migrants

Italy arrests Ghanaian for trafficking, torturing migrantsBy Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) – Italian police said on Saturday they had arrested a Ghanaian man for alleged murder, rape, kidnapping and people-smuggling after migrants he is accused of mistreating attacked him at a reception center on the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa. According to the arrest warrant, the African migrants turned on 20-year-old Sam Eric Ackom, known to his assailants as Fanti, when they recognized him as one of a gang that had kidnapped and tortured them in Libya during their voyage to Italy. The warrant, issued by police in the Sicilian city of Agrigento and seen by Reuters, illustrates the plight of thousands of migrants fleeing war and poverty who increasingly fall victim to criminal gangs operating in lawless Libya.



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