By Sophie Tanno For Mailonline. Horrifying details have emerged about a man who was kidnapped and held in a Bronx deli basement before being discovered by cops by chance. The officers had been chasing two men for smoking pot and were granted access to the Bronx basement by deli employee Richard Millwood at around 2am Wednesday. Orinthia Gifford, 49, pictured was arrested in relation to the incident, on charges of assault, kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment, criminal possession of a weapon, menacing and harassment.
Horrifying details emerge about Bronx man tied up and tortured in a deli basement
Syrian woman recalls regime jail torture, rape threats
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Torture methods in the People’s Republic of China
A former inmate of Syrian prisons run by the Bashar al-Assad regime recounted the torture and abuse she faced during her incarceration as her scars keep horrific memories alive. In an interview with Anadolu Agency, Nur Hammad -- a pseudonym to protect her identity -- spoke for the first time about the cruelty she was forced to endure during her nine-month imprisonment at several detention centers. Before her arrest by regime henchmen, Hammad worked as a pharmacist in the Eastern Ghouta suburb of Damascus -- which was under intense siege by forces loyal to Assad. She left the region to move to Idlib, though she was later forced to seek return after her mother called her back as her younger sibling died.
This by far most common form of abuse is especially easy to spot once the prisoner has been released from prison as the victims exhibit widespread bruises and injuries on their bodies. Numerous victims of torture have reported that the beatings and other torture methods stopped a few weeks before they were due to be released from the camps or penitentiaries in order not to leave behind any external signs of the abuse. Beating as well as other torture methods see below cause wounds, which in most cases are not given medical care or it is given too late. Inflammations and even greater pain can be the consequence of further abuse. Immense pain and injuries in the area of the head are caused especially through the belt buckles.