From Gitmo to Gaza, prison camps are torture...

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Before the invention of the military commissions, the US government tried to change the definitions of torture to make it fit the law. In her book The War in Court: Inside the Long Fight Against Torture, Lisa Hajjar explains how the Bush administration looked to Israel to help it generate legal rationales for torture. Israel, Hajjar points out, was "the first government to publicly claim the right to use violent interrogation techniques as a legitimate prerogative to protect national security."

Human rights defenders in the Occupied Palestinian Territory are subjected to acts of harassment, restrictions on freedom of movement, stigmatisation, abductions, long periods of arbitrary detention usually under administrative detention orders, illegal searches of their homes and offices and killings, (copy and paste

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