Denied or delayed? Torture or intimidation? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Laurent Szyster
    • 28.12.10 | 15:08 (IST)

    The whole thing boils down to this: "during prolonged periods when prisoners are kept from meeting with lawyers, the Shin Bet utilizes interrogation methods that run contrary to international law (...) tying prisoners for a long time to a chair with their hands behind the back, sleep deprivation, threats (usually of harming family members ), humiliation and being kept for long periods in unsanitary cells". It's nice to have a Public Committee Against Torture denouncing the abuses and demanding the strict application of israeli laws. It's not so nice to have throngs of "antizionists" around the world jumping on the bandwagon to "prove" their moronic prejudices.

    from the article: 'Shin Bet tortures prisoners and denies access to lawyers'
    First published 01:06 28.12.10 | Last updated 01:06 28.12.10
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