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Finance Ministry must compensate tortured Israeli collaborators

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.Mordechai Sones, 27/06/2019 13:11
Swastika found on donkey in southern Israel

Swastika found on donkey in southern Israel

Police open investigation after vandals spray paint swastika on donkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2019 23:12
Shin Bet interrogator called to testify in Duma arson trial

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 09:56
'Israel is silent in the face of the torture - this is racism'

'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, 11/12/2018 15:06
'Here's how they trump up cases in Israel'

'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, 03/12/2018 22:37
'PA should pay victims, not terrorists'

'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 18:14
A conspiracy of silence on Palestinian Arab torture

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, 28/10/2018 11:43
New report details PA, Hamas torture of dissidents

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, 23/10/2018 17:26
NIS 1 million deducted from PA transfers over torture

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, 14/08/2018 14:12
'Lebanon must probe torture of actor accused of aiding Israel'

'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, 16/07/2018 12:46
PA ordered to pay millions to Arab torture victims

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, 10/07/2018 18:58
Tortured minor's father: 'Justice emerges'

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, 19/06/2018 17:30
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, 19/06/2018 16:14
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, 19/06/2018 15:49
Key decision expected today in Duma arson case

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, 19/06/2018 09:24
'Who gives backing to such cruelty?'

'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, 11/06/2018 17:16
'Shin Bet torture' exhibit in the heart of Tel Aviv

'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, 07/06/2018 16:02
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, 16/04/2018 21:38
The torture of a Jewish child

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, 03/04/2018 11:45
State claims torture of Duma interrogees is 'legal'

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, 14/03/2018 15:46
Human rights orgs abandon PA's Arab torture victims

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, 01/02/2018 18:15
A first: Israeli court orders PA to compensate 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.Eliran Baruch, 22/01/2018 18:51
Finance Ministry withholds Palestinian Authority funds

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, 18/01/2018 23:13
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, 17/01/2018 10:48
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, 24/08/2017 08:08
PA's brutal torture of 'collaborators' with Israel

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, 19/07/2017 22:00
Jibril Rajoub receives lawsuit from US Arab family in New York

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, 05/04/2017 22:03
Under-Reported: Torture in Palestinian Authority, Hamas prisons

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, 30/01/2017 14:12
4 arrested for racially-motivated kidnapping, torture in Chicago

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, 05/01/2017 13:31
Documents: Canada helped Syria in torture cases

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, 20/09/2016 04:44
CIA Director: Trump won't make us waterboard

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, 11/04/2016 10:57
'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, 13/02/2016 22:34
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, 05/02/2016 08:15
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, 04/02/2016 21:47
Massive PA torture exposed by Palestinians

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, 01/02/2016 20:25
Attorney General approved torture of Duma suspects

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, 01/01/2016 12:57
Israelis claim they were tortured by PA police

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, 31/12/2015 10:57
Duma suspect: Shin Bet is lying, there was torture

Duma suspect: Shin Bet is lying, there was torture

Jewish youth released Tuesday recounts 'frightening' ordeal while in the ISA's custody.Cynthia Blank, 30/12/2015 22:48
Duma suspects' parents demand torture check

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, 28/12/2015 14:23
Watch: 'Duma torture' protests gain strength

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, 25/12/2015 13:50
Lawyer demands Shin Bet torture investigation

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, 24/12/2015 16:45
Psychologists, social workers protest Shin Bet

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, 22/12/2015 17:03
Justice Ministry urged to check illegal torture

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, 17/12/2015 21:23
Lawyers expose brutal torture on Duma suspects

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, 17/12/2015 18:48
Report: Some 3,000 Palestinians Killed in Syria

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, 13/07/2015 16:26
CIA Chief Defends Interrogation Methods

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 02:16
UN: Prosecute Those Involved in CIA Torture

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, 10/12/2014 03:43
Gaza Pupils Traumatized by Sounds of Hamas Torture

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, 22/09/2014 16:19
Syrian Rebels Torture a Suspected Collaborator

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, 23/08/2013 06:12
Teen Executed by Islamists for Blasphemy in Aleppo

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, 10/06/2013 14:59
Assad's Government Tortured Citizens, Says HRW

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, 18/05/2013 00:13
Accused Nazi War Criminal Wins Extradition Battle

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 , 15/08/2012 12:02
Syrian Sculptor Dies Under Assad Loyalist Torture

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, 25/07/2012 17:24
US: PA, PLO Can’t be Charged in Torture Death

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, 20/04/2012 10:37
Video Exposé: Syrian Hospital a Torture Chamber

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, 06/03/2012 09:17
Syrian Forces Accused of Dismembering Teen

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., 26/09/2011 19:22
Second Dubai Torture Case

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, 13/05/2011 15:51