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Expert Opinion for the Court, Possible psychological consequences of the “secret facility” and the actions carried on there
Other | 12.8.2003
Expert psychiatric opinion analyzing the effect of restrictions on movement, sense deprivation, and sleep deprivation on an individual. These methods, along with harsh detention conditions and pressure during interrogation, are liable to cause severe psychological injury, even to mental breakdown.
The Secret Prison: On 15 December 2004, the High Court of Justice held a hearing on the petition filed by HaMoked: Center for the Defence of the Individual against the existence of a clandestine detention facility that is located in a secret army base and used for the interrogation of suspects. At the hearing, the justices criticized the state’s claim that it was permissible to hold detainees w...
The HCJ gave the State an extension of 21 days to respond to HaMoked's request to attach the concluding observations of the UN Committee against Torture: In its concluding observations, the Committee demands operation of the facility cease and those responsible for the torture and ill-treatment of prisoners be brought to justice (02) 627 1698   (02) 627 6317

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