PRESS RELEASE - EMBARGOED UNTIL 3 JUNE 2019 00:00 GMT May 2019 KILLING AT UMM AL-HIRAN Forensic Architecture’s investigation into the aftermath of the killing by police of Yaqub Musa Abu alQi’an finds ongoing violations: police used ‘less-lethal’ munitions against civilians, potentially including Arab politician Ayman Odeh. Later, police failed to share crucial ...
July 31, 2019admin
Tali has been PCATI’s spokesperson and social media coordinator since 2018. At PCATI she is responsible for communicating with the press and for various social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, as well as PCATI’s newsletter and website. Before coming to PCATI Tali was a writer and an editor in the ...
April 15, 2019admin
Adv. Moriel Ordan has been working at PCATI since March 2017. Before joining PCATI she worked as a legal intern at the Office of the National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator at the Ministry of Justice. Moriel earned her L.L.B at the Hebrew University and her L.L.M at the College of Management. In ...
January 31, 2019admin
Kela joined PCATI in September 2018, after completing her LL.B studies at the University of Haifa. Kela worked previously as International Advocacy Officer at the Human Rights Organization Yesh Din, and as a legal intern at Adalah - The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel. In her studies ...
January 31, 2019admin
Last November, our own Kela Sappir went to the Knesset, representing PCATIin the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee's discussion on a new Capital Punishment Bill.There are many reasons to oppose the death penalty, and many are shared with the opposition to torture – the severity and cruelty of the act, incidence of wrongful convictions and false identification, and the sheer irreversibility of the damage done.The general gist of the meeting was aptly ...
January 7, 2019admin
ב-16.12.18 נדהמנו לקרוא בעיתון "הארץ" על סדרת השתלמויות והרצאות שהעבירו אנשי שב"כ לשופטים בבית המשפט המחוזי בתל אביב. על פי הכתוב, השופטים קיבלו הדרכה מאנשי שב"כ בנוגע להיבטים שונים של יישום חוק המאבק בטרור. בהשתלמויות, שעסקו כאמור במגוון נושאים מורכבים, בעלי חשיבות מיוחדת הקשורה לזכויות אדם, נחשפו השופטים לעמדת נציגי ...
December 25, 2018admin
Yesterday, 19.12.2018,, the court in Turkey sentenced Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı, an expert in forensic medicine and a founding president of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT), to two years and six months in prison, for signing a peace petition. Şebnem, who has dedicated her life to advocating for victims ...
December 20, 2018admin
On the 28th of November 2018 PCATI organised a large conference on the “Rights of Interrogees in Israel”, in collaboration with the Begin Heritage Centre and the Institute for Zionist Strategy. The conference brought together stakeholders from diverse positions in the political, public, and legal fields and highlighted the absolute ...
December 18, 2018admin
How do you identify a torture survivor? How should healthcare professionals approach one? What are the benefits of documenting the physical and mental damages? This november, a specialist training will be conducted, targeting healthcare professionals and based on "Istanbul Protocol", the international guideline for identification and documentation of torture. The protocol is recognized ...
August 29, 2018admin