Sleeping With the Enemy: Shin Bet Censured for 'Exhausting' Interrogation Technique

A military judge has reprimanded the Shin Bet for failure to document that suspect was so tired that he fell asleep in his chair.

The dropping off to sleep by an incriminating witness under interrogation by the Shin Bet security service lit a red light for a military judge, helping lead him to acquit a Palestinian of abetting manslaughter and abetting attempted manslaughter. This is the essence of a ruling by the deputy president of the Military Court, Lt. Col. Ronen Atzmon, in the case of Salem Rajoub from the West Bank town of Dura....