|UN Committee against Torture - Concluding Observations (May 2009)|
In its Concluding Observations of Israel's periodic report under the Convention against Torture, the Committee noted that whilst there is a prevailing situation of unrest in the region under international law no exceptional circumstances whatsoever may be invoked as a justification of torture. The Committee recommended that interrogations be video recorded and children have early access to lawyers and family members.
|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.