Apartheid leads to resistance, and Israel uses torture to overcome resistance, because Palestinians, according to Israel, should accept their fate and accept apartheid and the denial of thier rights with favor, and with roses preferably. The article is not acurate. There is no absolute ban on torture in Israel. The 1999 decuision in effect regulates torture rather than baning it altogether.
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from the article: Rights groups: Shin Bet torturing jailed Palestinians