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Palestinian hanging

Palestinian hanging
 n.— «The Associated Press quoted an expert who described the position in which Jamadi died as a form of torture known as “Palestinian hanging,” in which a prisoner whose hands are secured behind his back is suspended by his arms. (The technique has allegedly been used in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.)» —“A Deadly Interrogation” by Jane Mayer New Yorker Nov. 14, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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