The last time Ryan Golsing teamed up with director Nicolas Winding Refn, critics at the Cannes Film Festival dished out rave reviews like it was Christmas. The ultra-stylish, hyper-violent film, Drive, won Refn the Best Director trophy at the 2011 festival and cemented Gosling’s position as a leading man.
Haider Sabbar Abed al-Abbadi kept his shame to himself until the world saw him stripped naked, his head in a hood, a nude fellow prisoner kneeling before him simulating oral sex.
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She lost her career, was ostracized and driven to a suicide attempt. Having lost her 2006 Asian Games silver for failing a gender test, India’s Santhi Soundarajan has made an emotional appeal that Caster Semenya should not be subject to the trauma she went through
Police in London said Friday they are investigating an allegation of torture involving a British intelligence officer.
For 11 of its 12 days, the 62nd Cannes Film Festival was in large part the Cannes Movie Festival. At a hallowed venue where minimalist art films usually dominate, this year sensation often ran rampant.
The men first ordered Ken Cordier to strip naked. They then forced him face-down to the ground and pinned his arms and legs. One of them grabbed a fan belt from a truck and began flogging Cordier
Amir was a salesman before being arrested and taken to the infamous Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq in 2003. During his time there, he says, he was forced to lay down in urine and feces, stay naked in his cell for days, and "howl like dogs do" while being pulled by a dog leash