n.— «The police had suspected the boys of being “Islamic extremists” and subjected them to a popular interrogation technique called “the helicopter”: With the suspect lying flat on his back on a concrete floor, offices seize his shoulders and legs, heave him up in the air and let go.» —“Excusing tyranny breeds distrust and violence” by Abid Ullah Jan Media Monitors Network (California) Aug. 18, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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