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Noun1.falanga - a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels
torturing, torture - the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason; "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession"
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Some protesters carried banners depicting a Falanga, a far-right symbol dating to the 1930s, as participants expressed sympathy for xenophobic and white supremacist ideas.
These included prolonged beatings with fists, as well as kicks and karate blows; beatings using rifle butts, heavy wooden clubs and family-size soft drink bottles; pounding heads against walls or furniture; burning of genitals and pubic hair with cigarette lighters; falanga, or beating the soles of the feet; and 'lying on air,' or San Juanico Bridge, which had detainees being made to lie with their head on a chair or bed and their feet on another chair or bed.
A founding member of Walsh Pizzi O'Reilly Falanga LLP, Mr.
The sublease of 13,862 s/f of office space at One Riverfront Plaza, Newark by Walsh Pizzi O'Reilly Falanga, LLP from Squire Patton Boggs, LLP.
On the role played in that regime by former Nazi collaborationist and leader of the pre-war fascist Falanga who broke away from Dmowski's Endecia, Boleslaw Piasecki, as leader of the Catholic Pax movement see Mikolaj Kunicki, "The Red and the Brown: Boleslaw Piasecki, the Polish Communists, and the Anti-Zionist Campaign in Poland, 1967-68," East European Politics and.
Falanga, "The cancer-thrombosis connection," The Hematologist, vol.
Falanga, "Plasma somatomedin-C levels in systemic sclerosis," British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
5, FSU, Jon Johannesson (Paul Falanga, Ryan Bedard), 4:59.
Chiarenzelli J, Pagano J, Scrudato R, Falanga L, Migdal K, Hartwell A, et al.
According to Wendy Falanga of NANA's House, “Fresh produce donations are so important to our organization, especially since we provide food and services to children.
Rickles FR, Falanga A, Montesinos P, Sanz MA, Brenner B, Barbui T.
F V Badiavas, and V Falanga, Treatment of chronic wounds with bone marrowderived cells.