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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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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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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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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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Hunger Strikes, Force Feeding and Imprisonment | Joint Statement July 31, 2013

31.07.2013

Hunger Strikes, Force Feeding and Imprisonment | Joint Statement July 31, 2013

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The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

18.07.2013

the Human rights organizations call on Israel to use the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention Against Torture to fully renounce torture and ill treatment, and to commit to ending impunity that has allowed torture to continue as a practice in Israel.

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