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It’s now (even more) official: torture is legal in Israel

It’s now (even more) official: torture is legal in Israel

Israel’s Supreme Court has recently clarified, this time explicitly, that interrogational torture is lawful in certain circumstances in Israel’s legal system. The clarification came in seemingly marginal, perhaps even

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Torture on the Back Burner

  The right to be free from torture is an issue that has always ranked low on Lebanon’s priority list. Although the government has made some progress over the years,

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