Problem

Forced exercise

Nature:

Prisoners are tortured by being forced to do physical exercises or labour until they drop from exhaustion. Some are forced to do military drill. Some are forced to run or crawl with heavy loads on their backs and beaten if they stop or fall. Disabled people are required to do the work of an able-bodied person.

Incidence:

Punitive enforced exercise has been reported in the following countries: Africa - Benin, Ghana, Mali, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Europe - USSR.

Related Problems:
Excessive exercise
Strategies:
Forcing exercise
Values:
Forced
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
31.10.2017 – 16:03 CET