In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The animal had clear signs of mutilation: it was missing an eye, its udders and its reproductive organs.
- Mutilation was used throughout medieval and early-modern Europe to inscribe punishment publicly upon the body.
- The exhibit consists of a laundry line from which hang works of art, poetry, personal reflections and bras replete with statistics about sexual abuse, eating disorders and genital mutilation.
- Scientists from a foreign power could be involved, performing the mutilations for analysis.
- The images of suffering and mutilation, of limbless children and deformed young women, have been in the media for years, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
- Their reasoning is that some local societies follow practices that violate human rights, such as female genital mutilation and other violations of the right against gender discrimination.
- When police checked his computer it contained information about kidnappings, murder and the mutilation of bodies.
- They suffer social ostracism, economic deprivation, educational backwardness and they invariably fall prey to most serious forms of persecution in society - rape, killings, mutilation, arson, destruction of property.
- The military is, however, quite interested in all alien activities including cattle mutilations, and actively seeks to investigate them.
- The play balances characters that vehemently oppose mutilation with vigorous proponents of a practice that they see as enhancing their culture.
- Now Anna feels like she is considered the resident expert on whippings, body mutilation, and pleasure through pain.
- Other pressures facing children in detention are the ongoing exposure to trauma of parents and siblings, witnessing acts of violence between officers and detainees, self-harm, mutilation and attempted hangings.
- There are reports of rape, mutilation, and cannibalism.
- Human-rights organizations have charged his forces with widespread rape, massacres in churches, mutilation, torture, cannibalism and forced conscription of child combatants.
- Under the Anglo-Saxons and the Normans, and throughout the Middle Ages, criminals were punished by fines and, for serious crime, death or mutilation.
- Nelson lost his eye and his arm in the course of his duties, accepting the risk of mutilation and death for what he believed was a higher purpose.
- It is amazing that readers, with little first-hand knowledge of the facts or of the police/military investigation, are quick to demand prison, mutilation or death to these individuals.
- Whilst I was thus examining this new development, Joey sat motionless, as so often, totally mute, showing no emotion about the mutilation of his body as now revealed to me.
- Cattle mutilations are logically explainable only as Extraterrestrial activities.
- With an armed uprising by a united Iraqi opposition would there have been the killing and mutilation of thousands of people?
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