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Punishment for torturing

I'm having a hard time tracking down information about how to classify torturing someone (beating, sterile needles under fingernails, waterboarding, starvation, sensory overload, sleep deprivation, ...
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What is the Islamic position on torture of prisoners?

Different states in the world often use torture both physical and psychological for interrogation, suppressing political opponents etc. What does Islam say about use of torture by state actors? Would ...