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Joint NGO Statement Marking the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

26.06.2014

Prohibit force-feeding, end administrative detention, and retract any permission to torture

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Human Rights Groups Urge Israel to End Impunity for Killing of Rachel Corrie

21.05.2014

PCATI was honored to be asked to sign on to this statement.  Rachel Corrie, a young, justice minded, caring, activist American Student human rights defender was run down and killed in Gaza while defending Palestinian civilians and their homes from Israeli military bulldozers. Her death continues to hang in the void between justice and impunity.  PCATI engages in the struggle against impunity every day and therefore urges the public not to remain silent.

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Joint Statement on Palestinian Prisoners’ Day: Israel must heed international calls to respect human rights of Palestinians held

17.04.2014

Today, on 17 April 2014, Palestinians around the world commemorate Prisoners’ Day in solidarity with thousands of Palestinian prisoners and detainees held in Israeli prisons.

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What the Bones Remember-an article about the forensic project

26.03.2014

How can signs of deliberate physical injury be detected years after they were caused? Physicians who attended the first workshop in Israel devoted to locating and treating torture victims share their insights.

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Activities and Achievements-2013

17.02.2014

PCATI continues to manage a complex and integrated struggle against Israel's continued use of torture and ill treatment in the way it arrests (largely by the military) and interrogates (largely by the Israel Security Agency – ISA) detainees, largely Palestinians assigned by Israel to the category of security detainees.  

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The Public Committee Against Torture in Israel Press Statement

17.02.2014

Chairperson of UN Human Rights Committee, International Experts and Israeli Law Professors in Amicus Briefs to Israeli High Court: Torture Occurred – Must be Investigated - Supporting Public Committee against Torture in Israel (PCATI) Petition.

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Investigation of Torture Claims in Israel: Analysis of the 2012 High Court of Justice Ruling and the Türkel Commission Report

13.02.2014

This article examines Israeli domestic investigations (or, more precisely, their absence) following torture allegations in light of the HCJ jurisprudence and the Türkel Commission Report, within the broader context of Israeli willingness to investigate and prosecute international crimes.

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Istanbul Protocol

20.11.2013
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