Israel and the Occupied Territories: Shielded from scrutiny: IDF violations in Jenin and Nablus

This report looks specifically at the actions of the IDF in Jenin and Nablus between April and June 2002. It examines allegations of unlawful killings; the use of “human shields”; torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment of people detained; blocking of medical assistance, food and water; and the destruction of property, including damage or destruction of the civil infrastructure, commercial buildings, historic and religious buildings and homes. The report also reflects the means employed by the State of Israel to keep its human rights practices shielded from internal and external scrutiny.

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