CAT – UN Committee Against Torture (UNCAT)

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Committee raised numerous issues highlighted by human rights organizations in concluding observations as matters of grave concern.
Adalah, Al Mezan and Physicians for Human Rights-Israel submitted a joint NGO report to the Committee and attended the review session in Geneva.
Many of these practices violate Israel’s international obligations as a signatory to the UN Convention against Torture, which prohibits torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment.
To this day, Israel has no legislation that establishes or prohibits torture as a crime, as defined in the UN human rights treaties to which Israel is a party.
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