EXPOSED: Torture, Hunger in Israeli-run Prison in South Lebanon

During its 15 years, Khiam Prison in Lebanon saw detainees imprisoned indefinitely with no trial, food shortages, electrocution, denial of medical care and other grave issues, newly declassified Israeli documents show

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The electrocution of a female detainee, the interrogation of women by two men, hunger, denial of medical care and indefinite detention without a trial: This week, for the first time, the Shin Bet security service revealed archival documents that illustrate the harsh conditions suffered by Arab prisoners at a jail built by Israel in Lebanon, which operated until the withdrawal in 2000.

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