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Torture By A Refrigerated Policecell In The Hague In The Netherlands
of Human Rights in Geneva
Regarding: Torture in Holland by a ‘refrigerated police cell’
The Hague, 22 October 2006.
I Egmond Codfried, a writer and a fighter for Civil Liberties and Human Rights, has only recently discovered that the Police Station Hoefkade 350 in The Hague, 0900-8844, in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, has a building locked ‘refrigerated cell’ to torture citizens. The police in Holland are licensed to detain citizens up to six hours, without charging them with a crime. These six hours are then used to punish and harass a citizen who does not minutely follow any policeman’s (Hogeboom) orders.
At this modern police station a so-called ‘Haagse crisisdienst’ is imbedded. They are the torturers who have to make sure that the victimized citizen is properly harassed, degraded and intimidated. They come prepared and wear winter clothes in summer as they spent some time in this refrigerated cell. After the verbal harassment, the temperature takes a serious dip and the prisoner starts to suffer the effects of hypothermia. He starts urinating incessantly, fearing for his health. I suspect that a superficial examination of the police station might not show anything peculiar. Presumably, they employ the normal cooling system, but systematically. They might be lowering the temperature to the extreme in certain cells to achieve their aim. I’m also looking for conformation that racist white ‘Suidafrikaner’ persons (R. B. of Vestia, Policemen Vl., Kr.), who fled post apartheid South Africa, are employed at the police to teach the Dutch how to humiliate and beat Black citizens. This might be the reason why we are not finding coloured or Muslims policemen in this most multiethnic Dutch society. After I made information, Station Hoefkade told me that a locked up person might have been ‘shaken, upset, stoned or drunk’ so his statement about a ‘refrigerated cell’ cannot be believed.
The ‘Haagse crisisdienst,’ the crises team, is part of Parnassia, a mental facility in The Hague. The eleven member’s team consists of licensed workers, but also unlicensed and deformed persons who illegally pass for ‘psychiatric nurses,’ by order off the director and the police. At this police station a policeman (H.), who is not a doctor, makes a medical diagnosis. This is then spun out to the absurd and submitted to official paper, by the torturers. This false document is a ‘semi-certification’ and is then freely circulated to embarrass and harm the victimized citizen’s rights. The use of psychiatry as a means of torture and punishment is explicitly forbidden by several international treaties which The Netherlands is party to. By leaking this false document, the victimized citizen is prevented from complaining and will be met with great disbelieve and ridicule. These documents can be used to facilitate forceful committing in a psychiatric hospital, as in ‘three strikes your out.’ These complaints were sent to the Health Inspector Office in Rijswijk ZH with the names of these alleged Parnassia torturers: Doctors R.van Beest, M.ter Velden, A.van Hemert, M.de Kruiff, R.de Winter, Nurses M.Visser, I.de Rijke en unlicensed toilet lady C.M.ter Horst.(see google.nl)
These practices have started in 1996 with Dr Paul Selten who did all of his preliminary Nazi styled research on Surinamese Blacks, Antillean Blacks and Berber Moroccans at the Parnassia facilities. The 1933 Nazi Nuremberg Race Laws, which deal with the biological inferiority of certain human races, who had to be exterminated in Europe in order to not defile the white race, are reinstated in Holland. The Dutch government has decided that only ‘white, blond and bleu-eyed’ citizens are the true Dutch. The rest is second-class citizens who are horded up in black neighbourhoods and go to black schools for inferior ‘Bantu’ education. This doctor has declared Blacks and Moroccans in Holland, of the second generation, to be biologically inferior to their white peers. With whom, I might ad; they successfully compete for elite and prestigious positions. Selten states that these peoples are 2-5% more susceptible to ‘schizophrenia’ with ‘paranoid coloured thinking’ as its main symptom. As white Dutch society rejects the existence of racial discrimination in Holland, so any person who dares to complain of racism must be crazy.
This kind of torture and ‘semi-certification’ go hand in hand. It strongly reminds one of the practices in Sovjet-era and present Russia and China which the recently murdered Anna Politovskaja had reported. Political dissidents were pronounced mentally ill and were locked up and starved in special mental institutes to cure them. Only this month president Bush, who has Dutch ancestry, was licensed to employ refrigerated cells to torture captured Muslim fighters, as a mean of distracting information. The police in The Hague might as well have inspired him! The police in The Hague are perpetrators in a staggering 10% of the known complaints by coloured citizens of racially motivated violence. Nationwide the figure is 6%. The police complaints board rejects 99,99% of all cases. The OM, the District Attorney or State Prosecutor does not earmark such cases as racially motivated crimes and doing so encourages mistrials and withholding of justice. Recent events show that Blacks and Coloureds in Holland are either burned to a crisp, as in the Shipholprison fire where eleven Blacks and Muslims perished; or are refrigerated to death as I have brought to your attention, today.
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For other uses, see Torture (disambiguation).
The word torture is commonly used to mean the infliction of pain to break the will of the victim or victims. Any act by which severe pain, whether physical or psychological, is intentionally inflicted on a person as a means of intimidation, deterrence, revenge, punishment, sadism, information gathering, or to obtain false confessions for propaganda or political purposes may be called torture. It can be used as an interrogation tactic to extract confessions. Torture is also used as a method of coercion or as a tool to control groups seen as a threat by governments. Throughout history, it has often been used as a method of effecting religious conversion or political “re-education.” Torture is almost universally considered to be an extreme violation of human rights, as stated by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Signatories of the Third Geneva Convention and Fourth Geneva Convention agree not to torture protected persons (enemy civilians and POWs) in armed conflicts, and signatories of the UN Convention Against Torture agree not to intentionally inflict severe pain or suffering on anyone, to obtain information or a confession, to punish them, or to coerce them or a third person. These conventions and agreements notwithstanding, it is estimated by organizations such as Amnesty International that around two out of three countries do not consistently abide by the spirit of such treaties.
 Current legal status of torture
On December 10, 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. Article 5 states "No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment".
Since that time the use of torture has been regulated by a number of international treaties, of which the two major ones are the United Nations Convention Against Torture and the Geneva Conventions.
 United Nations Convention Against Torture
The "United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment"(UNCAT) came into force in June 1987. The most relevant articles are articles 1, 2, 3 and the first paragraph of article 16
1. Any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or intimidating or coercing him or a third person, or for any reason based on discrimination of any kind, when such pain or suffering is inflicted by or at the instigation of or with the consent or acquiescence of a public official or other person acting in an official capacity. It does not include pain or suffering arising only from, inherent in or incidental to lawful sanctions.
2. This article is without prejudice to any international instrument or national legislation which does or may contain provisions of wider application.
1. Each State Party shall take effective legislative, administrative, judicial or other measures to prevent acts of torture in any territory under its jurisdiction.
2. No exceptional circumstances whatsoever, whether a state of war or a threat of war, internal political instability or any other public emergency, may be invoked as a justification of torture.
3. An order from a superior officer or a public authority may not be invoked as a justification of torture.
1. No State Party shall expel, return ("refouler") or extradite a person to another State where there are substantial grounds for believing that he would be in danger of being subjected to torture.
2. For the purpose of determining whether there are such grounds, the competent authorities shall take into account all relevant considerations including, where applicable, the existence in the State concerned of a consistent pattern of gross, flagrant or mass violations of human rights.
1. Each State Party shall undertake to prevent in any territory under its jurisdiction other acts of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment which do not amount to torture as defined in article I, when such acts are committed by or at the instigation of or with the consent or acquiescence of a public official or other person acting in an official capacity. In particular, the obligations contained in articles 10, 11, 12 and 13 shall apply with the substitution for references to torture of references to other forms of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
There are several points which should be noted:
• Section 1: torture is defined as severe pain or suffering, which means there exist levels of pain and suffering which are not severe enough to be called torture. Discussions on this area of international law are influenced by a ruling of the European Court of Human Rights(ECHR). See the section Other conventions for more details on the ECHR ruling.
• Section 2: If a state has signed the treaty without reservations, then there are no exceptional circumstances whatsoever where a state can use torture and not break its treaty obligations. However the worst sanction which can be applied to a powerful country is a public record that they have broken their treaty obligations.  In certain exceptional cases the authorities in those countries may consider that, with plausible deniability, this is an acceptable risk to take as the definition of severe is open to interpretation.
• Section 16: contains the obligation to prevent "acts of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment", but only in "any territory under its jurisdiction". So a state is not prohibited from allowing coercive techniques short of torture conducted in a territory not under its jurisdiction.
At the moment this treaty has been signed by about half the countries in the world.
Some Psychological torture methods
any process to obtain mental and moral degradation without the use of violence, and often as quickly as practicable
• Harm to friends or strangers, threatened, or carried out, and blamed on the victim
• Being forced to witness atrocities, perhaps against family or persons with whom the victim identifies
• Being forced to commit atrocities, perhaps against family, friends or allies
• Forced witnessing or of participation in sexual activity
• Being forced to watch acts of sexual abuse
• Covert (non-contact) or other forced incest
• Shaming and public humiliation, being stripped or displayed naked, public condemnation
• Being dirty, self-fouled, urinated on, or covered with fecal matter
• Headshaving (especially women)
• Racial, sexual, religious or other verbal abuse against any characteristic of the victim
• Being tricked into lying, or statements conflicting with past statements during interrogation.
• Being forced to renounce or betray political, national, other strong affiliations or loyalties
• Being coerced into denying one’s religion or morals, blasphemy, or religious degradation
• Conditions of detention
• Being subjected to nonstop interrogation for long periods
• Shouting and taunting
• Mock execution and horrific experiences
• Starvation, cold and damp
• Extended solitary confinement
• Partial or total sensory deprivation
• Continual or unpredictable noise
• Alterations to room temperature
• Cramping, confinement, ball and chain, shackling
• Being held incommunicado
• Being kept in confined spaces
• Extended sleep deprivation
• Being forced to sleep on hard surfaces
• Exploitation of phobias, e.g. leaving arachnophobes in a room full of spiders
• Forced labor, other coercion into excessive physical activity
 Torture using chemicals
Re: Torture By A Refrigerated Policecell In The Hague In The Netherlands
Verzonden: woensdag 25 oktober 2006 10:34:23
Onderwerp: RE: Contactformulier lbr.nl
Geachte Gé Gubben,
Helaas kan ik niet aan uw naam zien wat uw geslacht is, maar dat is niet ter zake.
Met belangstelling nam ik kennis van uw belangstelling voor mijn schrijven over marteling in Nederland. Wij zijn een land die de hele wereld de les leest en vergeten af en toe in de eigen achtertuin te kijken of alles nog pluis. Niet dat het ooit pluis is geweest, maar goed.
Van u verwacht ik dat u alles wat u doet in de steek laat, uw salaris en hypotheek en carrière plannen even vergeet, en linearecta naar de Hoefkade 350 in Den Haag gaat, met een aannemer, om kennis te nemen van de foltercel van de Nederlandse staat.
U hebt hierin een eigen verantwoordelijkheid en wij zouden misschien voor een keertje de papierwinkel bullshit even kunnen vergeten. De cel is niet alleen voor klager gebouwd maar bedreigt 61% van de Haagse burgers.
Misschien dat u zich ook verzekert van de toestanden bij de Rotterdamse politie en de GGZ waar zij 'jonge Antilliaanse mannen' zie google opsluiten, platspuiten en dan weer wegjagen.
Ik wens u een prettige dag en hé Gé: Je kan morgen niet beweren: Wij hebben het niet geweten!
From: "Ge Grubben" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Contactformulier lbr.nl
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2006 10:21:03 +0200
Geachte heer Codfried,
Met belangstelling hebben we kennis genomen van uw schrijven aan de Hoge Commissaris voor de Mensenrechten. Uw klacht richt zich specifiek tegen de politie Haaglanden. Mocht u hulp wensen in deze, dan kunt u contact opnemen met onze collegae van het Bureau Discriminatiezaken Haaglanden, 070 3028686. Overigens zullen zij net als wij zeer geïnteresseerd zijn in het antwoord op uw schrijven.
Met vriendelijke groet,
Re: Torture By A Refrigerated Policecell In The Hague In The Netherlands
Den Haag, 26 oktober 2006.
Geachte Gé Grubben,
In reactie op uw laatste mail waarin u uitleg geeft over de ‘beperkende kaders’ van het LBR mandaat, welke u ervan weerhouden folterkamers op uw eigen stoep te onderzoeken. Temeer daar mijn toon u niet aanstaat. U maakt dus een afweging tussen ‘mijn toon’ en het feit dat het OM en de Nederlandse politie zwarte en gekleurde burgers martelen.
Uw collega's bij het ADB te Den Haag hebben gereageerd op mijn lange brief met vragen, aanmerkingen en het signaleren van een gekoelde politiecel.
Het is natuurlijk niet mijn intentie bij hen een klacht te deponeren, want zij zijn, net als het LBR, een verlengstuk van een racistisch regeringsbeleid. Het is te biecht gaan bij de duivel. Uw taak is de massa zand in de ogen te strooien dat er 'iets' wordt gedaan tegen racisme. U krijgt trouwens leiding van een Huisneger.
In ieder geval lieten uw collega's van het ADB Den Haag, waarmee het LBR gaat fuseren, weten dat zij 'geen discriminatiegronden' in een eventuele klacht over marteling door de Haagse politie zien.
Hoe stelt u zich voor dat al de bewijzen op tafel komen? Een schriftelijke bekentenis van de daders?
Ondertussen heb ik DSO te Den Haag aangeschreven want alle tekeningen en aanbestedingen van Hoefkade 350 met de folterkamer berusten bij hen. U zou hen kunnen benaderen. Maar dat is wellicht niet uw mandaat.
Tevens maakt uw ‘Monitor Rassendiscriminatie 2005’ melding van de bejegening in de Gezondheidszorg. Van mijn kant heb ik een tuchtrechtelijke klacht tegen deze folteraars lopen en heeft directeur Ruud van Beest van foltercentrum Parnassia, lopende de zaak, het veld geruimd.
U doet wetenschappelijk onderzoek, maar bent blijkbaar niet vrij om zelf uw informatie te vergaren. Wat voor wetenschap is dat?
Denk niet dat ik een persoonlijk genoegen aan het bevredigen ben door u aan te schrijven.
U wordt betaald uit ons belastinggeld dat ook door middel van het LBR tegen zwarte en gekleurde mensen wordt ingezet.
Mijn taak zie ik als het verdedigen van de principes van de rechtsstaat, internationale verdragen en beschaving. Als men vanwege mijn toon deze klacht terzijde wil leggen, dan weet ik precies wie de grote Nazi's in schaapkleren zijn.
Een prettige dag toegewenst.