Torture in Israel Today
Is there torture in Israel?
There most definitely is. Every year, dozens of complaints are received by the Public Committee Against Torture in Israel (PCATI) alleging severe torture employed by the ISA [Shin Bet] interrogators. Torture methods reported include painful shackling, sleep deprivation, exposure to extreme heat and cold, threats, sexual harassment, and religion-based humiliation.
An excellent paper, written by four health professionals who consult PCATI and… Continue reading
On the killing of Iyad al-Hallaq, police violence and PCATI’s work to… Continue reading
A new publication by the Open Society Justice Initiative – the first,… Continue reading
What do the daily dealings of the military courts look like? How… Continue reading
Forensic Architecture’s investigation into the aftermath of the killing by police of… Continue reading
Torture victims require specialized legal assistance and proper documentation of their stories.… Continue reading