Ten medico-legal assessments were conducted in 2014, including one with a minor, five with asylum seekers, two inside prisons and two which led to the release of asylum seekers held at the “Holot” Facility. Thus the total number of medico-legal evaluations carried out reached 27. Of the assessments held in 2014, seven were signed and served as part of our litigation work. Thirty-five PCATI clients were referred to physical and psychological rehabilitation, whether in Israel or in Palestine. So far 13 of these have continued with and completed their treatment plans.
In 2013, seven medico-legal assessments were carried out. Of these five were signed and served in judicial proceedings. One of the interviews was conducted with an asylum seeker and another one with a woman.
Five medico-legal assessments were conducted in 2012, including one with a minor.
In 2014, DR Kurur Finkachi, A Medico-Legal expert from Turkey, gave the Israeli high court an expert opinion in the case of Arafat Jaradat, a prisoner who died in Megido prison after being tortured in an interrogation