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Alternative Report to Israel’s Fifth Periodic Review by the Committee against Torture, 28 March 2016


Submitted by:

Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, Al-Haq, Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights, Jerusalem Legal Aid and Human Rights Centre, Palestinian Prisoners’ Club

The following Palestinian human rights organisations: Addameer, Al-Mezan, Al-Haq, Badil, Jerusalem Legal Aid and Human Rights Center, and the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club, take this opportunity to submit the alternative report prior to Israel's fifth periodic review by the Committee against Torture (hereinafter the Committee). This submission demonstrates Israel’s failure to implement Concluding Observations by the Committee between 2009 and 2016. It also reflects Israel’s persistent non-compliance with its obligations under international law, particularly its obligation to protect Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT)...

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