Twenty years ago, o 1999 Sep. , Shin Bet security services interrogations changed overnight. The High Court of Justice ruled in detail and at length on the methods used in Shin Bet interrogation rooms, and completely outlawed torture. The ruling was handed down five years after the Public Committee Against ...
September 26, 2019admin
20 Years after the Israeli High Court landmark ruling that outlawed torture, PCATI's SEO writes in Haaretz "There aren’t many such clear-cut, hands-down successes. It’s rare that a court ruling alters reality so drastically. The change in Israel fit in with a worldwide trend. Today hardly any Western democracy is willing to ...
September 22, 2019admin
On 26 of November 2018, Israel’s High Court of Justice dismissing complaint on the torture of a Palestinian Man, Mr. Firas Tbeish, by interrogators from the Israel Security Agency (ISA, also known as the Shabak, or Shin-Bet), the Israeli body in charge of security intelligence in Israel and the Occupied ...
September 16, 2019admin
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