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Immurement — Being Walled to Death While Alive

Where people watched and relished in the pain and death of another human being

Photo by Henry & Co. on Unsplash

It was one of the most agonizing ways to die, akin to being buried alive. In many places in the world, it was used for religious purposes and retribution. In others, it was used as the worst punishment possible for the worst of criminals.

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Ryan Fan

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