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HCJ 5100/94 Public Committee Against Torture in Israel et al. v. Government of Israel et al. Judgment
Judgment | 5100/94 | 6.7.2009

The HCJ rejected a Contempt of Court application human rights organizations, including HaMoked, have filed against the Prime Minister and the Israel Security Agency in the framework of the 1999 torture petition. In a brief judgment, the court expresses doubt as to the organizations' claims about the judgment's violation and the continued use of interrogation methods including torture and abuse against "terror suspects", and determines that they provided insufficient foundation for establishing their claims, The court also criticizes the threats directed at the state and its agents of taking proceedings in foreign courts over their ascribed offences.

Updates
9.7.2009
The Court rejected an application under the Contempt of Court Ordinance in the petition against the ISA's use of torture in interrogations: the application was submitted by HaMoked: Center for the Defence of the Individual, the Association for Civil Rights in Israel and the Public Committee against Torture in Israel
20.10.2004
Torture: Following a petition filed by HaMoked, B’Tselem, the Public Committee Against Torture in Israel and Physicians for Human Rights-Israel to the High Court of Justice demanding to stop the use of torture in the interrogation of a Palestinian detainee, the State Attorney's Office announced that according to the General Security Service, there was no intention to use physical measures in th...
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