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UN committee to investigate allegations of PA torture

The PA signed on to the committee in an effort to prosecute Israel, but now finds itself under investigation for torturing 'collaborators'.

UN committee to investigate allegations of PA tortureplayer

Russians reportedly holding 600 Ukrainians in ‘torture chambers'

About 600 Ukrainian activists, journalists and POWs are said to be imprisoned in 'inhumane conditions' in a city occupied by Russia.

Russians reportedly holding 600 Ukrainians in ‘torture chambers'player

A tale of torture

There is no Noam but it has been admitted that similar things happened to others. Should these confessions be accepted in court? .Op-ed.

A tale of torture

Anti-torture judge removed from Duma appeal

Supreme Court sets date of March 7 in appeal of Amiram Ben-Uliel, who claims his confession was obtained through torture.

Anti-torture judge removed from Duma appeal

Bashing Israel and keeping silent on Iran’s Raisi's history of torture.

Even pregnant women were not exempt from Raisi's torturre chambers, but woke Westerners have not shown any interest. Op-ed.

Bashing Israel and keeping silent on Iran’s Raisi's torture

How will the minor from Duma use his time in prison?

A week before minor in Duma case reported to Ayalon Prison to serve prison term, he contacted friends with special request.

How will the minor from Duma use his time in prison?

PA arrests Arabs who agreed to be interviewed by Channel 13 journalist Tzvi Yehezkeli

"All they said was they'd prefer to have an Israeli ID card - now they're in PA torture facilities."

PA arrests Arabs who agreed to be interviewed by Channel 13player

PA man arrested and tortured - for converting to Judaism

'Hear our brother's cry'. Advocacy group calls on PM to aid Arab man who was arrested, tortured by the PA for converting to Judaism.

PA man arrested and tortured - for converting to Judaism

Finance Ministry must compensate tortured Israeli collaborators

Israel must compensate NIS 14 million to 52 Arab collaborators with Israel arrested by PA security forces; monies to be withheld from PA.

Finance Ministry must compensate tortured Israeli collaborators

Swastika found on donkey in southern Israel

Police open investigation after vandals spray paint swastika on donkey.

Swastika found on donkey in southern Israel

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.

Shin Bet interrogator called to testify in Duma arson trial

'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.'

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

'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.'

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

'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.

'PA should pay victims, not terrorists'player

A conspiracy of silence on Palestinian Arab torture

A conspiracy of silence on Palestinian Arab torture

New report details PA, Hamas torture of dissidents

New report by Human Rights Watch details torture of dissidents under Hamas and Palestinian Authority.

New report details PA, Hamas torture of dissidentsplayer

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.

NIS 1 million deducted from PA transfers over torture

'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.

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

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.

PA ordered to pay millions to Arab torture victimsplayer

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.'

Tortured minor's father: 'Justice emerges'player

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.

Court rejects confessions obtained through tortureplayer

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.

Suspect: Death is better than my life

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.

Key decision expected today in Duma arson case

'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.'

'Who gives backing to such cruelty?'player

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

Activists demonstrate torture techniques that GSS interrogators allegedly used on detained Jewish minors.

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

Confessions of Duma arson suspects waived

Prosecutor waives confessions obtained through illegal means, including the threat of torture.

Confessions of Duma arson suspects waived

The torture of a Jewish child

The torture of a Jewish child

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.'

State claims torture of Duma interrogees is 'legal'

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.'

Human rights orgs abandon PA's Arab torture victims

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.

A first: Israeli court orders PA to compensate torture victimsplayer

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.'

Finance Ministry withholds Palestinian Authority funds

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.'

Father of tortured Israeli youth speaks outplayer

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.

Court will decide whether arson suspect was tortured

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.

PA's brutal torture of 'collaborators' with Israelplayer

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.

Jibril Rajoub receives lawsuit from US Arab family in New York

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.

Under-Reported: Torture in Palestinian Authority, Hamas prisons

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.

4 arrested for racially-motivated kidnapping, torture in Chicagoplayer

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.

Documents: Canadian agencies helped Syria in torture cases

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.

CIA Director: Trump won't make us waterboard

'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.'

'Tortured' Duma suspects' families demand Deputy AG resign