Israeli High Court to Prosecute Officer for Urinating on Prisoner

01 Mar
3:02 AM

According to Israeli media, the Israeli High Court partially approved a petition, Tuesday, from a Palestinian detainee, requesting that the Department of Internal Police Investigations (DIPI) prosecute an officer which the detainee alleges urinated on him, in 2007.

Ynet reported that the High Court partially approved a petition Tuesday, while the DIPI investigated the allegations and eventually closed the case, after coming to the conclusion that “the evidence did not present a reasonable chance of conviction.” As a result, the detainee turned to the High Court.

The High Court accepted the majority of DIPI’s findings, with regard to the Palestinian’s claim, but reversed the move, in¬†relation to the specific act described by the man.

Continue reading at Ynet.

(Edited for the IMEMC by chris @ imemc.org)

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