The history of the Shin Bet’s use of torture, and what it says about Israel today – 

Israel outlawed torture more than two decades ago, yet years later evidence of the state’s security services exerting rampant physical and psychological abuse continue to surface. Human rights groups representing Palestinians who have filed more than one thousand suits alleging torture by the Shin Bet, also known as the Shabak or General Security Service, claim the practice is still endemic and continues in a system with little oversight.

Source: The history of the Shin Bet’s use of torture, and what it says about Israel today – Mondoweiss

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