torture

G4S hires pro-Israel professor to whitewash war crimes

Both authors of a new “independent review” commissioned by the Danish-British firm are known for their pro-Israel views.

Why is Obama administration prosecuting sexual torture victim Rasmea Odeh?

Human rights campaigners are calling on the Obama administration to drop charges a Palestinian-American community organizer who was tortured by Israel.

Netanyahu threatens to force-feed hunger striking Palestinian prisoners

Israel Prison Service refuses to negotiate as hunger strike enters 45th day.

G4S "to end" Israel prison contracts as pressure mounts over torture complicity

The news comes after dozens of campaigners disrupted the prison profiteer’s annual shareholder meeting in London.

Bill Gates Foundation sells shares in Israeli prison contractor G4S

Children are routinely tortured in prisons run with the help of the British-Danish security firm.

Collaborating with Mahmoud Darwish without his consent

Sarah Irving
23 May 2014

A new book of poetry makes demands of the celebrated late Palestinian poet.

Children describe torture in Israeli solitary confinement

A rising proportion of Palestinian children arrested by Israeli occupation forces are subjected to solitary confinement, harsh interrogations and ill-treatment amounting to torture.

Lawyer for Jerusalem's poor, tortured in Israeli prison, found hanged

Maath Musleh
Jerusalem
8 May 2014

Amjad Safadi was electro-shocked and denied psychiatric medication.

Hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners punished by Israel

Israel isolates hunger strikers, imposes solitary confinement and denies salts, putting lives of prisoners in jeopardy.

Bill Gates refuses to accept responsibility for aiding Israel's prisons

Foundation ignores own policy guidelines on avoiding investment in “egregious” activities.

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