Shin Bet interrogator called to testify in Duma arson trial

Evidence stage in Duma trial opens with calls not to allow investigation team head responsible for 'special methods' torture to testify.Mordechai Sones, 12/12/2018, 9:56 AM

'Israel is silent in the face of the torture - this is racism'

Internal Affairs Committee discusses PA's torture of Arabs who sell land to Jews. 'It doesn't interest the left and human rights groups.'Hezki Baruch, 12/11/2018, 3:06 PM

'Here's how they trump up cases in Israel'

Activists publish new booklet: 'Duma plot: Here's how they trump up a case in the State of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 12/3/2018, 10:37 PM

'PA should pay victims, not terrorists'

Attorney representing Arab victims of PA torture praises Supreme Court for rejecting PA petition against order to pay Arabs it tortured.Eliran Aharon, 11/11/2018, 6:14 PM

A conspiracy of silence on Palestinian Arab torture

If there ever is a Palestinian Arab state, here is a taste of what hapless Palestinian Arabs can expect. Giulio Meotti, 10/28/2018, 11:43 AM

New report details PA, Hamas torture of dissidents

New report by Human Rights Watch details torture of dissidents under Hamas and Palestinian Authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2018, 5:26 PM

NIS 1 million deducted from PA transfers over torture

Israel garnishes Palestinian Authority taxes to pay legal fees for those illegally jailed, tortured, in PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2018, 2:12 PM

'Lebanon must probe torture of actor accused of aiding Israel'

Human Rights Watch urges Lebanon to investigate torture of actor and journalist accused of 'collaborating' with Israel.AFP, 7/16/2018, 12:46 PM

PA ordered to pay millions to Arab torture victims

Israeli court orders Palestinian Authority to pay compensation to Arabs arrested, tortured for allegedly 'collaborating' with Israel.Eliran Aharon, 7/10/2018, 6:58 PM

Tortured minor's father: 'Justice emerges'

'We demand immediate release of our son from harsh detention and absolute isolation. These are the harshest prison conditions in Israel.'Yoni Kempinski, 6/19/2018, 5:30 PM

Court rejects confessions obtained through torture

The court dismissed all confessions made by the defendants under torture. Confessions collected after the harsh interrogation still valid.Yoni Kempinski, 6/19/2018, 4:14 PM

Suspect: Death is better than my life

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir, representing the suspect in the Duma affair, says confessions extracted under torture are inadmissible in court.Yoni Kempinski, 6/19/2018, 3:49 PM

Key decision expected today in Duma arson case

Court rules this afternoon whether confessions of Duma murder suspects are admissible despite having been extracted through torture.Yoni Kempinski, 6/19/2018, 9:24 AM

'Who gives backing to such cruelty?'

Bnei Akiva Yeshivas head and religious Zionist leader relates to torture applied to Duma affair detainees: 'I'm shocked, hurt, and ashamed.'Ido Ben Porat, 6/11/2018, 5:16 PM

'Shin Bet torture' exhibit in the heart of Tel Aviv

Activists demonstrate torture techniques that GSS interrogators allegedly used on detained Jewish minors.Yoni Kempinski, 6/7/2018, 4:02 PM

Confessions of Duma arson suspects waived

Prosecutor waives confessions obtained through illegal means, including the threat of torture.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2018, 9:38 PM

The torture of a Jewish child

The prosecution has no evidence that the two Jewish defendants have any connection to this crime. They have confessions which the Shabak admits it obtained after mercilessly torturing those young Jewish boys for two weeks. Boaz Shapiro, 4/3/2018, 11:45 AM

State claims torture of Duma interrogees is 'legal'

Prosecutor asks court to recognize 'exceptional measures' against detainees which were 'reasonable' in view of 'case irregularities.'Mordechai Sones, 3/14/2018, 3:46 PM

Human rights orgs abandon PA's Arab torture victims

Report: 'Arabs tortured by Palestinian Authority learn that human rights groups are only interested in cases that harm Israel’s reputation.'Mordechai Sones, 2/1/2018, 6:15 PM

A first: Israeli court orders PA to compensate torture victims

Jerusalem court orders PA to compensate torture victims, including a man with a Jewish mother who was tortured to death.Eliran Baruch, 1/22/2018, 6:51 PM

Finance Ministry withholds Palestinian Authority funds

Israel withholds PA funds to pay injured collaborators; 'Makes it clear Israel will stand by those who stood by it during war on terror.'Mordechai Sones, 1/18/2018, 11:13 PM

Father of tortured Israeli youth speaks out

Father of defendant in Duma murder case tells of two years since arrest; 'His confession was extracted under torture.'Yoni Kempinski & M Sones, 1/17/2018, 10:48 AM

Court will decide whether arson suspect was tortured

Lod court to decide whether Jewish arson suspect's confession was made under torture or is acceptable in court.Chana Roberts, 8/24/2017, 8:08 AM

PA's brutal torture of 'collaborators' with Israel

52 Arabs from Judea and Samaria to be compensated by PA for torture experienced on suspicions of collaboration with Israel.Eliran Aharon, 7/19/2017, 10:00 PM

Jibril Rajoub receives lawsuit from US Arab family in New York

Family of US citizen tortured to death by PA security forces serves lawsuit to Jibril Rajoub, leader of security force, at JFK Airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2017, 10:03 PM

Under-Reported: Torture in Palestinian Authority, Hamas prisons

Arab journalist in Jerusalem reports torture in non-Israeli jails is all but ignored by mainstream media.Hillel Fendel, 1/30/2017, 2:12 PM

4 arrested for racially-motivated kidnapping, torture in Chicago

Watch: White teenager with mental disabilities kidnapped, tortured for over 24 hours as assailants broadcast the incident live.David Rosenberg, 1/5/2017, 1:31 PM

Documents: Canada helped Syria in torture cases

Newly revealed documents show that Canadian security agencies secretly cooperated with Syria in torturing 3 terror suspects soon after 9/11.AFP, 9/20/2016, 4:44 AM

CIA Director: Trump won't make us waterboard

Brennan says he would not allow his agency to resume ‘enhanced interrogation' practices, even if ordered to do so by the future president.Shoshana Miskin, 4/11/2016, 10:57 AM

'Tortured' Duma suspects' families vs Deputy AG

Families and supporters protest outside Deputy Attorney General's home, accusing him of 'hiding the torture and lying to the public.'Ari Yashar, 2/13/2016, 10:34 PM

False confession revealed in Duma arson case

Transcriptions of ISA interrogation show after AG gave torture permission, minor suspect confessed - but wasn't indicted.Ari Yashar, 2/5/2016, 8:15 AM

Duma torture testimony revealed

Documents from Deputy Attorney General's visit exposed for first time, revealing he 'silenced' detailed testimony of severe torture.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2016, 9:47 PM

Massive PA torture exposed by Palestinians

Palestinian human rights commission reveals cases of torture in Judea, Samaria and Gaza, with PA Security Forces taking part.Ari Yashar, 2/1/2016, 8:25 PM

Attorney General approved torture of Duma suspects

Despite denials: sources reveal that Weinstein gave order to torture Jewish suspects 3 weeks ago - without informing Netanyahu.Ari Yashar, 1/1/2016, 12:57 PM

Israelis claim they were tortured by PA police

Israeli Arab brothers who were arrested by the PA for growing marijuana in Ramallah claim they were tortured in custody by PA police.Raphael Poch, 12/31/2015, 10:57 AM

Duma suspect: Shin Bet is lying, there was torture

Jewish youth released Tuesday recounts 'frightening' ordeal while in the ISA's custody.Cynthia Blank, 12/30/2015, 10:48 PM

Duma suspects' parents demand torture check

Parents of detainees condemn 'hasty arrests and harsh torture to force confessions of a crime our children did not commit.'Uzi Baruch, 12/28/2015, 2:23 PM

Watch: 'Duma torture' protests gain strength

Hundreds protest nationwide over alleged torture of Jewish suspects, demonstrate at homes of Jewish Home MKs who sided with interrogators.Ari Yashar, 12/25/2015, 1:50 PM

Lawyer demands Shin Bet torture investigation

Attorney notes charges of Duma suspect torture come from many sources and must be checked, warns confession may be inadmissible.Benny Tucker, 12/24/2015, 4:45 PM

Psychologists, social workers protest Shin Bet

Specialists petition Duma investigation's breach of basic rights that 'only exists in dark regimes,' note admission under torture invalid.Ari Yashar, 12/22/2015, 5:03 PM

Justice Ministry urged to check illegal torture

Civil Rights Association warns of 'heavy suspicion' that Duma arson investigation is breaking law, after lawyers reveal brutal torture.Uzi Baruch, 12/17/2015, 9:23 PM

Lawyers expose brutal torture on Duma suspects

After finally meeting suspects, lawyers tell of cruel torture, demand investigation end; 'minor hit in sensitive organs till numb to kicks.'Hezki Baruch, 12/17/2015, 6:48 PM

Report: Some 3,000 Palestinians Killed in Syria

Palestinian Authority officials have yet to comment on the nearly 3,000 Palestinians killed in Syria in recent years.Moshe Cohen, 7/13/2015, 4:26 PM

CIA Chief Defends Interrogation Methods

CIA Director John Brennan calls some of the agency's torture techniques "abhorrent” but defends the program overall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2014, 2:16 AM

UN: Prosecute Those Involved in CIA Torture

UN official calls for the prosecution of those responsible for the harsh interrogation tactics revealed in the report on CIA torture.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2014, 3:43 AM

Gaza Pupils Traumatized by Sounds of Hamas Torture

Shrieks and cries of pain from nearby police building regularly interrupting lessons at Khan Younis school.Ari Soffer, 9/22/2014, 4:19 PM

Syrian Rebels Torture a Suspected Collaborator

A man who was suspected of handing over rebel fighters to the Syrian military intelligence was arrested and tortured.Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari, 8/23/2013, 6:12 AM

Teen Executed by Islamists for Blasphemy in Aleppo

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports Islamist rebels in Aleppo executed a 15-year-old in front of his parents for blasphemy.Chana Ya'ar, 6/10/2013, 2:59 PM

Assad's Government Tortured Citizens, Says HRW

Syrians were arbitrarily detained and tortured by government forces in security buildings in northern Syria, says Human Rights Watch.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/18/2013, 12:13 AM

Accused Nazi War Criminal Wins Extradition Battle

Australia's High Court ruled that suspected Nazi war criminal cannot be extradited to Hungary to face war crimes accusations.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/15/2012, 12:02 PM

Syrian Sculptor Dies Under Assad Loyalist Torture

Syrian artist Wael Kaston has been murdered by government security forces, according to activists in Homs.Chana Ya'ar, 7/25/2012, 5:24 PM

US: PA, PLO Can’t be Charged in Torture Death

The PA cannot be sued for the death by torture of an American citizen, the U.S. Supreme Court rules.Maayana Miskin, 4/20/2012, 10:37 AM

Video Exposé: Syrian Hospital a Torture Chamber

A video documents Syrian opponents shackled and blindfolded in army hospital beds next to rubber whips and electric cables.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/6/2012, 9:17 AM

Syrian Forces Accused of Dismembering Teen

Zainab al-Hosni, 18, was found dismembered in a Syrian morgue along with her activist brother, whose body showed signs of torture.Gabe Kahn., 9/26/2011, 7:22 PM

Second Dubai Torture Case

An American man says he was tortured in Dubai, one month after a British tourist was killed in prison.Maayana Miskin, 5/13/2011, 3:51 PM

CIA Linked to PA Torture

Torture in the Palestinian Authority previously has been documented by rights groups, but a new report says the PA has a good role model: the CIA. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/22/2009, 8:26 AM

Fatah-Led PA Admits to Torture

The PA led by Fatah chairman Mahmoud Abbas admits its forces, funded by overseas donations and taxes collected by Israel, torture prisoners.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/25/2009, 6:19 AM