This isn’t actually random, but organized, pure, systematic evil: The BBC has a report about a “confession” by a torturer who worked for the government of Zimbabwe. This is definitely not for the faint-hearted.

Then a third guy came in. They said this guy had raped and killed a 13-year-old girl. We were told to apply electronic shocking. We poured some water on him, and then each one of us applied the shock. That was it. By the time we left, he smelled of burnt meat. He just fell down on his face.

That’s one of the harmless parts. There’s something about pliers… makes you appreciate to live in a country that is not nearly as fucked up.