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Wannabe kidnappers, abusers and torturers asked to apply in creative job ad stunt

Freedom from Torture, a foundation for the care of victims of torture has turned to the national UK newspaper job pages today to create a bit of a buzz in a creative way, in a bid to raise funds and increasing awareness of their work.

Here’s a job ad they placed for a kidnapper in today’s Independent (page 54):

and here’s one they placed for a torturer in today’s Guardian (page 29 – MediaGuardian):

Here’s another ad taken from their site, asking for abusers to step forward:

More information can be found at

Involved agency: Ogilvy & Mather

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