Confessions obtained under torture are not a substitute for investigation

Confessions obtained under torture are not a substitute for investigation

Those with hidden agendas often take advantage of the fact that most of us forget quickly. Note the Duma and Pearlman cases. Op-ed.G. van Gelder, 7/26/2020, 7:53 AM
Dramatic development in Duma trial

Dramatic development in Duma trial

Lawyer for Amiram Ben-Uliel hopes new evidence in Duma arson case will lead to overturning of his client's conviction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2020, 4:02 PM
Duma Arson defense team to appeal conviction to Supreme court

Duma Arson defense team to appeal conviction to Supreme court

Defense team for Israeli man convicted of murdering Palestinian Arab family slams court, turns to Supreme Court to appeal the ruling.David Rosenberg, 5/18/2020, 11:05 AM
Amiram Ben-Uliel convicted of murder in fatal Duma arson

Amiram Ben-Uliel convicted of murder in fatal Duma arson

Amiram Ben-Uliel found guilty in arson attack that left three members of Palestinian Arab family dead, including a one-year-old boy.David Rosenberg, 5/18/2020, 9:46 AM
Is Giulio  Meotti a prophet? The Duma case

Is Giulio Meotti a prophet? The Duma case

Five years have passed, and I feel the prosecution in the Duma case did not investigate with an open mind. Israel's Dreyfus case? Op-edG. van Gelder, 5/18/2020, 9:27 AM
Prisons suspend visits, security detainees cut off from outside world

Prisons suspend visits, security detainees cut off from outside world

New prison directives suspending visits cut off security detainees without phone privileges from all contact with the outside world.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/19/2020, 11:46 AM
Jewish teen to be charged with membership in terrorist group

Jewish teen to be charged with membership in terrorist group

'AG's position is outrageous. Prosecution raised new arguments without permission,' claims defense in Duma arson case.Orly Harari, 8/11/2019, 10:45 PM
Local Arab denies Jews responsible for deadly Duma arson

Local Arab denies Jews responsible for deadly Duma arson

Arab resident of Duma tells private investigator that Jews weren't responsible for deadly 2015 arson that killed three Palestinian Arabs.Ido Ben Porat, 5/16/2019, 7:40 PM
Duma: 72% of Religious Zionists don't believe Shabak's version

Duma: 72% of Religious Zionists don't believe Shabak's version

'The public does not believe Shabak. The public is intelligent and understands that there are more holes than cheese in the Duma file.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2019, 11:27 PM
Report: Arrangement with defendant in Duma affair

Report: Arrangement with defendant in Duma affair

According to TV report, minor accused of involvement in Dawabshe murder will confess to planning the murder but convicted of lesser offense.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2019, 2:38 AM
Duma case: Findings don't match confession

Duma case: Findings don't match confession

During court hearing, findings from scene of Duma incident found to be inconsistent with testimony of Amiram Ben Uliel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2018, 9:35 PM
Duma arson trial: Investigators ignoring suspect's alibi?

Duma arson trial: Investigators ignoring suspect's alibi?

Wife of primary suspect in Duma arson trial claims investigators ignoring her testimony validating her husband's alibi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2018, 8:44 PM
Supreme Court sends Duma minor to house arrest

Supreme Court sends Duma minor to house arrest

Court rejects State appeal, orders minor released to house arrest subject to severe restrictions.Mordechai Sones, 7/15/2018, 11:41 AM
State Attorney's Office appeals ruling on Duma minor

State Attorney's Office appeals ruling on Duma minor

State Attorney's Office appeals District Court's decision to release minor accused of involvement in the murder in Duma to house arrest.Reut Hadar, 7/12/2018, 11:50 PM
Smotrich decries 'State Prosecutor's Office ego war'

Smotrich decries 'State Prosecutor's Office ego war'

'The Court begins to correct the severe injustice, among the most severe in Israel's history - what State did to this minor and his family.'Mordechai Sones, 7/12/2018, 1:38 PM
Minor from Duma affair released to house arrest

Minor from Duma affair released to house arrest

Central District Court orders release of minor to house arrest with electronic tracking and supervision.Mordechai Sones, 7/12/2018, 11:08 AM
Court discusses release of minor held in Duma affair

Court discusses release of minor held in Duma affair

Lod court discusses possible release of minor suspected of role in arson death of 3 people after confessions thrown out over torture.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2018, 3:26 PM
'My son tried to kill himself'

'My son tried to kill himself'

Father of minor detained in Duma arson case opens up about his son's experience under Shin Bet torture.Yoni Kempinski, 6/19/2018, 10:05 PM
Court rejects confessions obtained through torture

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

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
Accused minor in Duma case to be released from detention?

Accused minor in Duma case to be released from detention?

Supreme Court orders psychological profile to examine release of accused minor in detention for two-and-a-half years.Mordechai Sones, 5/13/2018, 12:19 PM
Confessions of Duma arson suspects waived

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
Father of tortured Israeli youth speaks out

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
Yaalon refuses to apologize

Yaalon refuses to apologize

Moshe Yaalon refuses to retract comparison between Duma family killing and Henkin murder.Tzvi Lev, 9/14/2017, 1:26 PM
Court will decide whether arson suspect was tortured

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
Youth under house arrest can pray with minyan 'on Shabbat only'

Youth under house arrest can pray with minyan 'on Shabbat only'

Jewish youth indicted for lighting church on fire allowed by court to pray with minyan, but only on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2017, 2:31 PM
INTO THE FRAY: Duma-one year (and three arson attacks) later

INTO THE FRAY: Duma-one year (and three arson attacks) later

With continuing unsolved arson attacks in Duma, seven months after a coerced confession & an indictment wildly at odds with eyewitness accounts, troubling questions must be raised.   Dr. Martin Sherman, 7/29/2016, 3:17 PM
Police officer to be tried for brutality

Police officer to be tried for brutality

Officer to be brought before tribunal for striking prone teenager at a protest against treatment of Duma arson suspects.Orly Harari, 7/21/2016, 2:53 PM
Police say latest Duma arson internal Arab quarrel

Police say latest Duma arson internal Arab quarrel

Latest fire in Duma confirmed as firebombing attack, but carried out by rival clan - raising questions over previous fires.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 7/21/2016, 2:09 PM
Yet another fire in Duma 1 year after deadly arson

Yet another fire in Duma 1 year after deadly arson

Not for the first time, fire guts home of member of Dawabshe clan, one year after three killed in arson blamed on Jewish extremists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2016, 11:56 AM
Duma 'suspect' found innocent of all charges

Duma 'suspect' found innocent of all charges

Lawyers fuming after Shin Bet finally admit youth leader with outstanding national service was detained for no reason whatsoever.Orli Harari, 6/19/2016, 9:53 AM
Thank you, Yoram!

Thank you, Yoram!

Yoram Cohen, ISA chief, ends a five year term today, the perfect time to tell him and the dedicated men serving with him – Thanks!Uzi Baruch, 5/9/2016, 6:07 PM
Detainees' families turn to Chief Rabbis for help

Detainees' families turn to Chief Rabbis for help

Families of five Jews under Shin Bet custody for 'Jewish terrorism' plead with rabbis to allow their sons to keep Shabbat.Tova Dvorin, 4/15/2016, 11:05 AM
Court rejects appeals in Shin Bet investigation

Court rejects appeals in Shin Bet investigation

Four suspects to remain in Shin Bet custody; three to remain without legal counsel.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 4/12/2016, 7:45 PM
Shin Bet arrests brother of Duma arson victim

Shin Bet arrests brother of Duma arson victim

Shin Bet arrests Wissam Dawabshe, whose sister Riham burned to death last summer, on suspicion of security violations.Matt Wanderman, 4/4/2016, 1:10 PM
Police use fake prison to scare Jewish suspects

Police use fake prison to scare Jewish suspects

Israel Prison Service uses Acre Prison for mind games. Jewish suspects forced to watch 'stabbing,' not knowing it's fake.Matt Wanderman, 3/29/2016, 10:33 AM
Shin Bet: New Duma arson wasn't 'Jewish terror'

Shin Bet: New Duma arson wasn't 'Jewish terror'

Israel Security Agency says latest fire doesn't appear to have been 'nationalistic,' strengthening suspicions regarding Arab feud.Ari Yashar, 3/20/2016, 7:14 PM
New Duma arson raises 'many question marks'

New Duma arson raises 'many question marks'

Head of legal aid group notes only Jews investigated in rash of fires despite reports of local Arab feud; 'more is hidden than revealed.'Orli Harari, 3/20/2016, 3:40 PM
Suspected arson at home of Duma victims' relative

Suspected arson at home of Duma victims' relative

Israeli police suspect arson as home of one of the relatives of Duma arson victims goes up in flames early Sunday morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2016, 10:19 AM
Real Madrid to host young survivor of Duma arson

Real Madrid to host young survivor of Duma arson

Real Madrid will welcome Duma survivor Ahmad Dawabsha, 5, who will meet star Cristiano Ronaldo.Gil Ronen, 3/8/2016, 9:20 PM
'The only Duma criminals are the interrogators'

'The only Duma criminals are the interrogators'

Attorneys of Jewish suspects say legal system must follow its own rules and throw out confessions extracted in 'barbaric torture.'Yoni Kempinski, 3/3/2016, 4:56 PM
'Allahu akbar' chants as Duma murder trial begins

'Allahu akbar' chants as Duma murder trial begins

Dawabsha relatives, Arab activists spar with defendants' family in opening day of trial for Duma arson.David Rosenberg, 3/2/2016, 10:01 PM
Interview: Duma suspect speaks about torture

Interview: Duma suspect speaks about torture

Amiram Ben-Uliel, main suspect in Duma murders, describes torture he allegedly endured at Shin Bet's hands.Eliran Aharon, 2/21/2016, 8:59 PM
'Tortured' Duma suspects' families vs Deputy AG

'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

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

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
New details come to light in Duma 'confession'

New details come to light in Duma 'confession'

ISA Agents forced Ben Uliel to reenact events in Duma; 'under duress' he cited events only investigators - and the perpetrator - could know.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2016, 9:14 AM
Second Jewish detainee begins hunger strike

Second Jewish detainee begins hunger strike

Evyatar Slonim, who has been held for almost six months, declares he is hunger striking along with Meir Ettinger.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2016, 11:27 AM
US Ambassador Shapiro apologizes for poor timing

US Ambassador Shapiro apologizes for poor timing

US Ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro: I apologize if I offended the Meir Family.Raphael Poch, 1/25/2016, 8:51 AM
Vandals graffiti Dormition Abbey '

Vandals graffiti Dormition Abbey '

Outer wall of the Dormition Abbey was vandalized on Saturday night. Vandals inscribed 'Death to Christians enemies of Israel'.Ido Ben Porat, 1/17/2016, 9:14 AM
Enabling murder is not a crime, dancing with an unloaded gun is

Enabling murder is not a crime, dancing with an unloaded gun is

A pedophile collaborating with the PA to kill is not a crime, but dancing with an unloaded gun at a wedding can get you arrested. David Wega, 1/12/2016, 11:02 PM
Police complaint against Duma victims' grandfather

Police complaint against Duma victims' grandfather

Jewish activist files complaint against Mohammed Dawabshe for calling to avenge his family's blood.Gil Ronen, 1/10/2016, 2:24 PM
Jewish suspects to wear ankle bracelets?

Jewish suspects to wear ankle bracelets?

Israel's security apparatus weighs taking controversial measure in order to eradicate violations of administrative detention orders.Cynthia Blank, 1/10/2016, 10:46 AM
Hebrew U lecturer: Arab terrorists are braver

Hebrew U lecturer: Arab terrorists are braver

Unlike Jewish terrorists who run away after attacking, Arabs are usually willing to die, says Dmitry Shumsky in Haaretz op-ed.Gil Ronen, 1/5/2016, 1:57 PM
Unraveling the Duma circus

Unraveling the Duma circus

What's the point of having a trial if we all know who's guilty anyway? Ari Soffer, 1/5/2016, 1:25 PM
Shin Bet is 'looking for a scapegoat'

Shin Bet is 'looking for a scapegoat'

Right-wing activist Pinhasi Braun tells Arutz Sheva he thinks Amiram Ben-Uliel is innocent: 'Anyone would confess after that much torture.'Benny Tucker, 1/4/2016, 9:54 PM
Police arrest singer from 'wedding of hate' video

Police arrest singer from 'wedding of hate' video

Wedding singer, a child and an adult were charged with various infractions for their participation in the controversial wedding.Yoni Kempinski, 1/4/2016, 12:52 PM