Torture in Israel – Situation Report 2018

June 26th marks the International Day in Support of Torture Victims. To commemorate the event, PCATI issued a situation report, reflecting difficulties, obstacles and failings in the system, as well as testimonies of victims of tortures by Israeli security forces, namely the Shin Bet. The report paints a dismal picture of reality, at the same

The State of Torture in Israel 2020

On June 26, the world marks the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Some think of torture as a bygone phenomenon, or at least one which no longer exists in countries that consider themselves advanced; but the reality, unfortunately, is very different. In Israel alone, 2020 saw a sharp increase in the number