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Gruesome Details Emerge of Israel’s Torture of Palestinian Prisoners

    Gruesome Details Emerge of Israel’s Torture of Palestinian Prisoners

New allegations have surfaced claiming that Israel’s domestic intelligence agency, Shin Bet or Shabak, is engaged in the brutal torture of Palestinian detainees, despite the practice being against both Israeli and international law. The new accusations, deemed “very credible” by both Israeli and Palestinian rights groups, come amid a recorded spike in the use of torture…

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Israel High Court Rules to Allow and Expand Use of Torture

    Israel High Court Rules to Allow and Expand Use of Torture

In a ruling that directly violates international law and conventions against the use of torture, the Israeli High Court ruled Monday that Israeli intelligence officers were justified in their use of torture against a Palestinian prisoner. The ruling sets a precedent for the future use of torture and the expansion of such techniques used against…

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The Segev Case: Major Israeli Security Breach or Another Pretext for War with Iran?

    The Segev Case: Major Israeli Security Breach or Another Pretext for War with Iran?

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — According to Shin Bet, Israel’s internal security service, Israel has indicted Gonen Segev, former energy minister, on suspicion of spying for Iran and assisting in its alleged activity against Israel. Segev reportedly sent information to his contacts in Iran regarding “Israel’s energy sector, security sites in Israel, structures, and the identity…

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