Atrocities in the Congo Free State

In the period from 1885 to 1908, many well-documented atrocities were perpetrated in the Congo Free State (today the Democratic Republic of the Congo) which, at the time, was a colony under the personal rule of King Leopold II of the Belgians.  Individual workers who refused to participate in rubber collection could be killed and entire villages razed. The severing of […]

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25 Cromwell Street Murders

Yeah, see, you’ve got the killing all wrong, no, nobody went through hell, enjoyment turned to disaster, well most of it anyway. – Fred West Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Fred and Rose: The West Murders Part 1: The Cromwell […]

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How psychiatric patients became victims | DW Documentary

Psychiatric patients in Romania have been the subjects of drug trials for years. The head of one clinic has been charged with performing medical experiments on patients without obtaining their consent. Drug manufacturers and European research organizations, including one institute from Germany, were clients of the Romanian clinic. The head of the clinic is now […]

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