Unusual torture methods and mass murders applied by a terror organization

Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2004 Dec;25(4):314-20. doi: 10.1097/01.paf.0000146376.60361.b9.

Abstract

This study aims at describing autopsy findings of 19 victims killed by various torture methods applied by a terror organization after they had been kidnapped by this organization, as well as the unusual and unique binding style applied during these killings. The present study also aims at describing the unusual killing method of binding for literature and discussing international descriptions of torture.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Autopsy
  • Forensic Pathology
  • Homicide*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Terrorism
  • Torture*
  • Turkey
  • Wounds and Injuries / pathology*