Cipora, However, they are accorded the protections of the treaty against ill treatment- CJK This is BS. However, Israel does not grant minimal humane treatment because of benevolence or any sense of civility. It is a case of being pragmatic. Any Israeli misfortunate enough to be captured, while not well treated will suffer at least as much as any Palestinian held in captivity by Israel.
Israeli teen lightly wounded from stone throwing in West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba (Haaretz)
from the article: Reconciliation begins in prison