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Former residents at an Azerbaijani orphanage allege punishments that included beatings for dozing during all-night shifts and the scalding of 4- and 5-year-olds with metal spoons. The politically connected director of the Ganja orphanage rejects them as "lies," but outsiders note that the charges aren't far-fetched in a troubled system of child-protective services.