Put To Question: The Strappado

Torture isn’t allowed under English Law

but some unfortunates fall prey to The Strappado . . .

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“They tied my hands behind my back. Then they hung me from a door. It feels like they are stretching you from all sides. My torso was twisted and my shoulders were dislocated from their joints from time to time. The pain cannot be described. The [Inquisitor] was shouting, ‘Confess or you will die here.'”

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