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Maan:: Man acquitted after confession obtained by Shin Bet torture


A July 2011 report by the Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights in Gaza outlined 85 cases of Palestinians tortured in Israeli prisons over the last two years.

The report slammed what it called a 'loophole' in the Israeli Supreme Court prohibition of torture, which allows Israeli interrogators to secure permission from supervisors for banned methods if they believe a detainee poses an immediate threat to public safety.

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