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In my eyes she killed those people… exposing a gay person like this is akin to torturing him slowly to death.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays|Bel Trew|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A number of Japanese soldiers were criminally charged and convicted for waterboarding and otherwise torturing prisoners.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built|Michael Daly|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Prosecuting those involved in torturing prisoners will do just that.Why the Muslim World Isn’t Flipping Out Over the CIA Torture Report|Dean Obeidallah|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Purists sometimes seem to think that disregarding rules about prepositions is as heinous as torturing children.
Torturing children for fun, by contrast, is objectionable regardless of whether those around you have adopted the practice.
In a voice thick with the torturing rage of impotence he gave the order upon which the grim Parisian insisted.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
I would leave no room for the torturing thought that had I been less precipitate she would have been more kindly.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
Twice she prepared to write to him, and end a suspense torturing to both,—and twice dashed down the pen in shame and pride.Alone|Marion Harland
He nearly betrayed himself once by shouting from his window at a boy who was torturing a grasshopper.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
He did not believe he would sleep a wink through the night, for never were his emotions wrought to a more keenly torturing point.Two Boys in Wyoming|Edward S. Ellis