#UNWatch: “Evidence continues to emerge of widespread torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment of detainees held in #Palestinian custody in the #WestBank and #Gaza””

Rights Group Exposes Palestinian Torture Ahead of First UN Review
July 14, 2022

The Palestinian Authority and Hamas routinely torture human rights activists, women, LGBT persons, political opponents, so-called “collaborators,” and Palestinians who sell land to Jews, the non-governmental group UN Watch charged Thursday. The Geneva-based human rights organization made its criticism in a major new report to the UN Committee Against Torture, which will meet next week for two days, on July 19-20, to consider Palestinian compliance with the UN convention against torture and other cruel forms of punishment. The UN panel published the submission on its website. READ MORE

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