Video Shows UAE Prince Torturing Man
From MSNBC, via MPJ:
Video tapes apparently show the brother of the crown prince of one of the UAE states torturing at least one person. Reason for torturing the man? Extracting terrorist information, maybe? Nope, business deal gone bad.
If you click on the link and then go to the end of the article, the accusation is that Issa taped the torture sessions so he could get off to them later.
....the tapes could become evidence in a federal lawsuit against Sheik Issa
Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, a son of the late UAE president and brother of Abu Dhabi's
They showed a man who appeared to be Sheik Issa beating another man with
lumber, firing an automatic weapon into the sand around him and forcing an
apparent cattle prod into his anus.
The victim also appeared to have been partly run over by a SUV and had salt
poured on his wounds.
Lawyers said the video also showed the victim's genitals being lit on
fire. They said the abuse began because the sheik felt he had been overcharged
in a grain deal.
Why would the Sheikh do such a thing?
... he began a habit and custom of torturing his employees and anyone else
with whom he disapproved," the lawsuit claims. "As his degeneracy increased,
Sheikh Issa began to have such torture sessions taped, so he could enjoy viewing
I should have known.