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United Against Torture - Alternative Report to the UN Committee Against Torture (2008)

This report was produced by a coalition of 14 Palestinian and Israeli organizations and focuses on Israel’s compliance with its legal obligations under the UN Convention Against Torture (CAT). After considering the implementation of the Israeli Supreme Court’s torture ruling, the report focuses on a number of issues including: acts of torture and the detention of minors.

Israel Medical Association Journal - The Psychological Toll of the Intifada: Symptoms of Distress and Coping in Israeli Soldiers (2008)

This report considers evidence that the occupation of the Palestinian population has been socially, politically and morally detrimental to Israeli society has emerged. A societal 'conspiracy of silence' concerning violent encounters with Palestinian civilians is also possible. This study seeks to examine the psychological impact of the occupation on soldiers and to study post-traumatic symptomatology.

Yesh Din – Backyard Proceedings: The implementation of due process rights in the Military Courts in the Occupied Territories (January 2007)

This report provides a critical look at the system that has served as a cornerstone of Israeli rule in the West Bank for over 40 years. The report examines the degree to which this system upholds and implements the due process of law for Palestinian detainees and defendants brought before the Military Courts.

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