Cold torture

Other Names:
Torture by exposing to freezing temperatures

Prisoner are tortured by exposure to extremely cold temperatures. They left outside without adequate clothing in cold weather. In some cases they are plunged into ice cold baths, sprayed with ice water, or exposed to cold drafts for long periods of time.


Torture by cold has been reported in the following countries:

[Africa] South Africa

[America] Argentina

[Asia] Israel, Syrian AR

[Europe] Italy

Broader Problems:
Physical torture
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
17.10.2021 – 09:45 CEST