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 of torture victims. What occurs in torture interrogations in Israel? What lies behind this sharp spike, and how do we end it? See our 2020 situation report.

Download the 2020 situation report