interrogation of Palestinians during the Intifada ill-treatment, "moderate physical pressure" or torture? by Dafnah Golan

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  • West Bank.,
  • Gaza Strip.,
  • Crimes against


  • Police questioning -- Israel,
  • Police questioning -- West Bank,
  • Police questioning -- Gaza Strip,
  • Political prisoners -- Crimes against -- Israel,
  • Prisoners, Palestinian Arabs -- Crimes against -- Israel,
  • Torture -- Israel,
  • Intifada, 1987-

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Statement[written by Stanley Cohen and Daphna Golan].
ContributionsCohen, Stanley., Be-tselem (Organization : Jerusalem)
LC ClassificationsHV8242.2.A3 G6513 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p. :
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1494276M
LC Control Number93168688

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According to the I.D.F. (February ), s Palestinians had been arrested during the first three years of the Intifada, of whom a yearly average of 15, were actually charged each year. We estimate that the majority of these were not interrogated intensely or over long periods, and were released within the first day phase.

The Interrogation of Palestinians During the Intifada: Follow-up to March B'Tselem Report. Publications. Share: and death during interrogation: Mustafa 'Akawi; and We regret to say that in March there had been little real change in the pattern of interrogation of Palestinian suspects. The methods we described in our original.

Well overPalestinians have been detained since the start of the intifada in Of these, thousands have been subjected to severe abuse under interrogation, including many detained since Israel and the PLO signed the Declaration of Principles in September Price: $ Interrogation of Palestinians during the Intifada.

Jerusalem: B'tselem, Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, (OCoLC) Get this from a library. The interrogation of Palestinians during the Intifada: follow-up to March B'tselem report.

[Stanley Cohen; Daphna Golan. This report deals with the subject of ill-treatment, violence and torture against Palestinians detained for interrogation during the three years of the Intifada.

We cover allegations about interrogations carried out primarily by agents of General Security Services (Shin Bet or Shabak) in installations (in the West Bank and Gaza) controlled either by the police, the Israeli Prison.

Palestinian resistance endured, helped by the law of unintended consequences: Israel’s crushing of Egypt in boosted the PLO, while the Lebanon invasion prompted the intifada.


Acknowledgements: We are graeteful for the. Intifadah, Arabic intifāḍah (“shaking off”), either of two popular uprisings of Palestinians in interrogation of Palestinians during the Intifada book West Bank and Gaza Strip aimed at ending Israel ’s occupation of those territories and creating an independent Palestinian state.

The first intifadah began in December and ended in September with the signing. Intra-Palestinian violence was also a prominent feature of the Intifada, with widespread executions of an estimated Palestinians killed as alleged Israeli collaborators (–April ).

At the time Israel reportedly obtained information from s Palestinians who had been compromised, [25] although fewer than half had any proven contact with the Israeli Location: West Bank, Gaza Strip, Israel. The Second Intifada, commonly referred to as the Al-Aqsa Intifada or the second uprising, began in late as a result of Israeli occupation policies that not only continued to violate international law but to deprive Palestinians of their basic human rights.

Palestinian prisoners of Israel. Palestinian prisoners of Israel (or as used by Israel Prison Service: Security prisoners) refers in this article to Palestinians imprisoned in Israel in the context of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Tamara Nassar Rights and Accountability 15 January Sketch depicts one of several stress positions Israeli prison officers use against Palestinian detainees.

(via Addameer) Israel is committing crimes against humanity by torturing Palestinian detainees, prisoners rights group Addameer suggested in a recent report.

Israel’s denial of fair trials to prisoners may. Books Music Art & design Jerusalem has led to growing fears of a third Palestinian intifada. One of the latest victims was a year-old boy killed by Israeli forces during clashes outside a Author: Peter Beaumont.

No Shin Bet officers were ever prosecuted for the abuses committed during the Intifada. "It's better late than never," Bassam Eid, a Palestinian human rights activist, said Author: Julian Borger.

Mary Elizabeth King's book, A Quiet Revolution, presents a thorough, documented description of the first intifada (uprising) of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza during the years of December through the late 's/5(8). On this day 30 years ago, the First Intifada broke out in occupied Palestine.

It was an uprising which would last for over five years, and witness the deaths of thousands of Palestinians. The Radical Women at the Heart of Palestine’s First Intifada.

for coping with Israeli interrogation, how to evade curfew during the. Amnesty International accused Israeli forces of inadequately investigating killings of children during the Second Intifada Intifada, while also condemning the killings of Israeli children by suicide bombings and other attacks by Palestinians.

During Gaza War, a three-week armed conflict in the Gaza Strip between Israel and Palestinian militants during the winter of –, an "unprecedented" number of children were killed or injured, according to the Palestinian.

History. The concept intifada was first utilized in modern times in within the Kingdom of Iraq, when socialist and communist parties took to the streets to protest the Hashemite monarchy, with inspiration of the Egyptian Revolution.

In the Palestinian context, with which it is particularly associated. During the first intifada uprising (–), thousands of Palestinians were arrested annually, and mass incarceration affected as many asfamilies. Baroud was studying in America when the Second Intifada began.

Like the first one, Palestinians were unfairly blamed and condemned by a media as one-sided as the nations they report from. Baroud confronts them, and his book and writings are his "contribution" to the mostly neglected Second Uprising narrative and the Palestinian struggle overall.

Intifada: the Palestinian uprising against Israeli occupation Zachary Lockman, Joel Beinin Snippet view - Intifada: The Palestinian Uprising Against Israeli Occupation. (3) Hamas clashed with other Palestinian resistance movements, e.g.

Fatah during the s. = divisions among moderate and radical groups. Dynamic between Hamas and PLO During the Intifada, there was no serious dispute between the PLO and Hamas and the two groups combined their efforts against Israel. Abdo, Nahla. “Women and the Intifada: Gender, Class and National Liberation.” Race & Cl 4 (): Abdul-Jawwad, Islah.

“The Evolution of the Political Role of the Palestinian Women’s Movement in the Uprising.” In The Palestinians: New Directions, edited by Michael Hudson. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University, Center.

The Israeli Justice Ministry has launched an investigation into potential wrongdoing by Shin Bet officers in the interrogation of a Palestinian man arrested for the killing of an Israeli teen in August, it said Sunday in a statement. year-old Samer Mina Salim Arbid has been hospitalized in critical condition after undergoing interrogation with the Israeli internal security service.

During the first intifada, which erupted inchildren and women were often at the forefront in clashes with Israeli security personnel. This strategy works out well for Palestinian Author: Khaled Abu Toameh.

The following is a partial list of Palestinian civilian casualties in the Second portion of the 4, Palestinians killed since the beginning of the Second Intifada that were civilians is disputed.

B'tselem claims that 2, were civilians. Some sources assert that B'tselem's definition of a civilian is too broad and includes Palestinians killed while attacking Israeli forces.

Journalist and comic book artist Joe Sacco has been rightly praised for this intense account of his time in the Palestinian territories during the first Intifada.

Sacco decided from the start to tell the Palestinian side of the story -- not to aim for the false balance of much of modern journalism/5(9). Palestine and the Intifada December 6, Anthony Arnove, author of Iraq: The Logic of Withdrawal, tells the story of the Palestinian uprising that shook Middle East politics starting 25 years.

SomePalestinians were jailed at one time or another during the intifada. During this period, Israel had the highest per capita prison population in the world. The Electronic Intifada 10 December A Palestinian youth throws stones at an Israeli military jeep in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, September (Magnus Johansson/MaanImages) The first Palestinian intifada (uprising or shaking off) erupted dramatically on 9 December after twenty long years of brutal Israeli military occupation.

T his week marks the 10th anniversary of the outbreak of the second intifada, an event that continues to have profound repercussions for millions on both sides of the Israel-Palestine divide Author: Seth Freedman. In his book about the village of Baqa al-Gharbiyeh, the Palestinian historian Subhi Biyadseh recalls an event the villagers relayed to him.

During the British Mandate era in Palestine, the English. Joe Sacco's book -- describing "an innocent's walk" through the occupied Palestinian territories during and -- reminds me of my first trip there during the Intifada in Palestine Book 1: 'A Nation Occupied' faithfully evokes the realities of daily life for the Palestinians of Gaza and the West Bank, the latter area in which I /5(5).

By the mids, Mr Black writes, aboutPalestinians, or 10% of the population of the occupied territories, had experienced detention or interrogation. Some Israelis had qualms. Israel-Gaza conflict: What is an intifada. As Hamas calls for a third intifada in the West Bank, Damien McElroy looks at the characteristics of such an uprising and how it could affect the conflict.

B’Tselem, The Interrogation of Palestinians, p. See HRW, “Israeli interrogation methods under fire”; B’Tselem, The Interrogation of Palestinians During the Intifada: Follow up to March B’Tselem report (March ), pp.

HRW, Prison Conditions, pp. It still refrained, however, from using the word “torture” to. In spite of repression and attacks, Palestinian artists persisted.

Halaby focuses her book on two broad movements of Palestinian art. One grew up in the liberation movement in Lebanon during the s and the other drew its impulse from the first : Samia A. Halaby. The Palestinian Human Rights Information Center (PHRIC) reported that at leastPalestinians, including children as young as 10 years of age, have been detained for a period of more than 24 hours in the first four years and four months of the intifada.

Of these, o were held without charge or trial in administrative detention. Violence is a hallmark of an the first (, pictured), beatings by Israeli soldiers injured thousands of Palestinian children, some as young as ten.

During this intifada Palestinians were killed, as against Israelis. (In the preceding intifada, Palestinians and 84. After being confronted with this reality, children generally provide a confession without access to counsel to allegations made against them during the interrogation.

Impunity. DCI-Palestine’s report was submitted to a number of UN bodies and includes an analysis of how Israel’s mistreatment of children and increasing use of solitary.

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