Die zersungene Seele: Musik als Instrument der Folter

  • M.J. Grant
  • Anna Papaeti
  • Stephanie Leder


Der Einsatz von Musik im Zusammenhang mit Folter und anderen Formen grausamer, unmenschlicher und erniedrigender Behandlung ist in vielen Ländern und über einen sehr langen Zeitraum hinweg dokumentiert. Musikfolter tritt dabei selten als alleiniges Foltermittel auf. Jedoch sagen einige Überlebende, dass Formen von Musikfolter zu den schlimmsten Praktiken gehörten, die sie bei ihrer Inhaftierung erlebt hätten. In diesem Aufsatz wird anhand drei kurzer Fallstudien versucht, Aufmerksamkeit auf das Thema zu lenken und mögliche Konsequenzen für die Forschung wie auch für die Praxis zu skizzieren.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Forschergruppe „Musik, Konflikt und der Staat“GöttingenDeutschland
  2. 2.Arion Foundation of Culture and EcologyZypernDeutschland
  3. 3.ErfurtDeutschland

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