The Public Committee Against Torture in Israel
(PCATI) Announces Important Achievement in the Struggle Against
Impunity in Torture and Ill Treatment Cases
This week, as we talk about the rights of women, as we celebrate
achievements and praise advances, let us not forget the plight of women
who are not free to note their achievements and continue to struggle to
realize theirmost basic of rights.
The Public Committee Against Torture in Israel (PCATI) is its outraged and bewildered at the announcement by the Authorities that the current official in charge of investigating complaints of torture (an official directly employed by the ISA) will offered "early retirement" so that he can become a candidate for the new position of a civilian official who will be charged with conducting inquiries into complaints by Palestinian detainees who allege that they have been tortured or faced ill treatment in their ISA (AKA GSS/More...
PCATI Joins with Israeli and Palestinian NGOs to Condemn Lack of Accountability for Torture of Palestinian Detainees
PCATI once again joins with other NGOs to call for an independent and impartial investigation into the death in custody of a Palestinian detainee and notes that impunity can no longer be overlooked.More...
Israel: Open Independent Investigation into the Suspicious Death following Interrogation of Palestinian Detainee Arafat Jaradat
The Turkel Report, which includes important evidence and recommendations, may become a dead letter if the international community does not act to ensure that it contributes to the pursuance of accountability vis-a-vis Israeli violations of international law and to justice for victims.More...