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A. Lavie, "Inside Israel's secret prison", Haaretz Magazine 22.8.03
Articles | 22.8.2003
Investigative article on Facility 1391 describing the disclosures set forth, inter alia, in petitions filed by HaMoked: Center for the Defence of the Individual. The article points out that the facility is used to conceal prisoners, such as a Lebanese national who Israel denied it was holding. Also presented are comments of a former interrogator at the facility, nicknamed George, that confirm claims that detainees were stripped and degraded, and other sources who confirm claims that harsh physical measures were used in the facility.
HaMoked lodged a supplementary notice for the upcoming HCJ hearing of its petition to shut down the secret prison, Facility 1391: in the past the state admitted the secret prison exists and that it concealed it from the public, but claimed this to be legal. In its arguments, HaMoked stresses that Israel's demand to continue operating the secret prison blatantly contrasts the outright disavowal ... (02) 627 1698   (02) 627 6317

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