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Military rocked by new ‘torture’ video 03/21/2011

Monday, March 21, 2011

Military rocked by new ‘torture’ video

03/21/2011
The Armed Forces of the Philippines was rocked yesterday by a fresh “torture” video purporting to show troops abusing train-ees as it moved to cleanse its ranks of rogue soldiers.

The 14-minute video uploaded on Youtube showed soldiers beating a group of young recruits using ropes and sticks as loud screams could be heard in the background.

The military admitted that the video was taken during an “escape and evasion” training exercise three years ago in Pili, Camarines Sur, but stressed the painful hazing had already been outlawed and was a “thing of the past.”.... MORE

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