Israel's Ministry of Justice

Briefing to the Committee Against Torture For the Committee’s Review of the Fifth Periodic Report on Israel

This briefing to UNCAT, from March 2016, consists of five sections: Criminalization of torture in national law; safeguards; investigation of complaints; training and the use of the Istanbul Protocol; and reparations. The documentation presented in this report derives primarily from PCATI’s monitoring activities, including frequent visits to detention centres and prison, and regular monitoring and