“ON TORTURE” | New Publication 26 June 2012 – Int’l Day against Torture

Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights | June 26, 2012

A journal published by Adalah, Physicians for Human Rights-Israel and Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights

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“On Torture” is an edited volume of essays by Palestinian, Israeli and international legal and medical experts and practitioners based on presentations that they gave during a workshop held in Jerusalem in April 2011 entitled, “Securing Accountability for Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment (CIDT) in Israel: New Trends and Comparative Lessons”.

The essayists explore the history of torture in Israel, the daily challenges that practitioners face in seeking accountability for torture and CIDT in Israel, and the changing face of torture.

Contributors to the journal are:
  • Attorney Lea Tsemel
  • Dr. RuchamaMarton (PHR-Israel)
  • Professor Manfred Nowak (former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture)
  • Attorney JamilDakwar (American Civil Liberties Union)
  • Attorneys IritBallas (The Public Committee Against Torture in Israel)
  • BanaShoughry-Badarne (The Public Committee Against Torture in Israel)
  • Attorney Gerard Horton(Defense of Children International-Palestine)
  • Brigadier General (Ret.)
  • Stephen N. Xenakis, M.D. (PHR-USA)
  • Adalah
  • Graciela Carmon, M.D(PHR-Israel)
  • Al Mezan; Professor Lisa Hajjar


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Palestinian Prisoners Special Topic
Palestinian Prisoners Category
The History of Israeli Torture Topic
All posts about Torture Category
Child Arrests – Topic

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