Torture and its sequel--a comparison between victims from six countries.

@article{Moisander2003TortureAI,
  title={Torture and its sequel--a comparison between victims from six countries.},
  author={Pia A Moisander and Erik Edston},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={2003},
  volume={137 2-3},
  pages={133-40}
}
The aim of the study was to compare torture victims from six different nations and analyse differences and similarities. From the files of the Centre for Trauma Victims in Stockholm (KTC), 160 patients were selected: 53 patients from Bangladesh, 21 from Iran, 16 from Peru, 24 from Syria, 25 from Turkey, and 21 from Uganda. The data was classified into: (i) information about social conditions and circumstances pertaining to alleged torture, (ii) type of trauma and torture methods, and (iii… CONTINUE READING