WHAT A DISGRACEFUL SYSTEM OF HUMAN ABUSE - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dutch
    • 07.05.07 | 16:42 (IDT)

    What a disgraceful system of human abuse with no oversight or accountability nor access to the legal system for detainees to bring their grievances before the court. Some great democracy in the ME Israel is proving itself to be. It's an offense against the principles of elemental justice and the rule of law. Shame on those who violated the HRs of those prisoners in their care and the shocking negligence of the judiciary and the Justice Dept. to take proper action on those 500 complaints. It's all so inexcusable! I hope those responsible will be called into account for their actions and inactions. Also I hope there will be an independent oversight as the Human Rights groups have suggested for and a video system as others have suggested to prevent future violations. Dutch

    from the article: Rights groups: Shin Bet torturing jailed Palestinians
    First published 00:00 06.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 06.05.07
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