electro-torture

electro-torture

The use of small amounts of electrical current for erotic stimulation in the context of BDSM-type sexual practices.
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Rejali shows that the Gestapo was content to beat or maim; it was in France that Vichy interrogators mastered stealth electro-torture. Similarly, the Soviet Union practiced classic scarring techniques, but for one notable exception: the Stalinist show trials.
Even electro-torture first surfaced in American jails in the 1920s.
In these years, the gegene--a hand-cranked generator, once the symbol of French electro-torture in Algeria--becomes the most celebrated torture device.