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Brutality

See also Cruelty, Mutilation.
Black Prince
angered by Limoges’ resistance, massacred three hundred inhabitants (1370). [Eur. Hist.: Bishop, 75]
Caracalla
Roman emperor (211–217) massacred many thousands [Rom. Hist.: EB (1963) IV, 825]
Cenci, Count
he delighted in making people suffer. [Br. Lit.: “The Cenci” in Magill I, 131–133]
Crown
a stevedore who deals with people by physical force. [Am. Lit.: Porgy, Magill I, 764–766]
Drancy
concentration camp; France’s largest Jewish deportation center. [Jew. Hist.: Wigoder, 161]
Eichmann, Adolph
(1906–1962) Nazi SS officer; directed “Final Solution” in Europe. [Jew. Hist.: Wigoder, 167]
Enlil
ordered wholesale destruction of humanity by flood. [Babylonian Myth.: Gilgamesh]
Gestapo
German secret police under Nazi regime. [Ger. History: RHD, 595]
Grimes, Peter
fisherman suspected of ill-treating his apprentices. [Br. Opera: Peter Grimes in Osborne Opera, 240]
Herod Antipas
presents John the Baptist’s head to Salome. [N.T.: Mark 6:17–28]
Himmler, Heinrich
(1900–1945) architect of the “Final Solution” to exterminate Jews. [Ger. Hist.: Hitler]
Hitler, Adolf
(1889–1945) Nazi dictator; architect of “Final Solution” to exterminate Jews. [Ger. Hist.: Hitler]
Jael
drove tent-peg through skull of Sisera. [O.T.: Judges 4:19–21]
Koch, Ilse
“Bitch of Buchenwald”; had inmates skinned for lampshades (WWII). [Ger. Hist.: Shirer, 1280]
Kramer, Josef
“Beast of Belsen”; camp exterminator (WWII). [Ger. Hist.: Shirer, 878]
Mengele, Dr. Joseph
Auschwitz concentration camp doctor; experimented on inmates (WWII). [Ger. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 83]
Nazi
Jew-baiting, murderous Aryan supremacist under Hitler. [Ger. Hist.: Shirer]
Nero
coarse, conceited, brutal emperor of Rome (37–68). [Polish Lit.: Quo Vadis, Magill I, 797–799]
Procrustes
robber; stretches or amputates limbs of victims to fit his bed. [Class. Myth.: Zimmerman, 221]
Reign of Terror
all roads led to the guillotine (1793–1794). [Fr. Hist.: EB, IX: 904]
S.S.
ruthless corps implemented Nazi atrocities. [Germ. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary]
SAVAK
Iranian secret police [Iranian History: Facts (1979), 125]
St. Evremonde, Marquis
ruthless aristocrat deliberately killed two people and ran over a child. [Br. Lit.: Dickens A Tale of Two Cities]
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He added this was the fifth generation of Kashmiris who were facing brutalities of the Indian state, she added.
Azam Khan Swati said the occupied forces inflicted the people to severe brutalities and the international community has also failed to stop killing of innocent people.
They stressed that Indian forces should immediately stop atrocities and brutalities on the innocent people of Indian occupied Kashmir.
Member National Assembly Saman Jaffery said that the world community has condemned India for its lies for surgical strikes, Uri incident, and brutalities he is committing on the poor Kashmiris.
Are we born to face the brutalities of Indian Army?
India is trying to divert attention from its ongoing atrocities and brutalities in the occupied Kashmir,' he said adding that India wanted to divert attention of the international community through devious ways but emphasized that India would never be successful in this regard.
APHC-AJK also held an exhibition depicting the brutalities of Indian armed forces on peaceful protesters in the occupied territory.
He reiterated that such inhuman acts and brutalities would not weaken their determination, adding that they would continue the ongoing freedom struggle till taking it to its logical conclusion.
While expressing his concerns over the brutalities of Indian forces in Kashmir, he said it is time for government to move against India at the United Nations and before the international community so that the evil faces of India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi could be exposed.
Addressing a joint press conference, they strongly condemned the Indian forces for their brutalities against innocent Kashmiris and urged the United Nation to stop India from further brutalities in Kashmir.
The formation of parliamentary committee to highlight the Indian brutalities before world community is a good initiative and proposed to make leader of House in Senate Raja Zafar-ul-Haq as head of the committee", Malik added.
He said such falsified, concocted, and irresponsible statements can only escalate the already fragile security situation in the region, especially in the wake of the Indian brutalities and war crimes in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.