Issue 4: Israel at the Committee Against Torture; and anti-WTO rioters in Geneva cause over 1 million francs worth of damage

Although Israel’s appearance before the Committee Against Torture (CAT) on 15 May 1998 was marked by a respectful exchange of views, CAT ultimately found Israel in violation of several Articles of the Convention Against Torture. Analysis: This unfortunate finding seems, paradoxically, to punish Israel for …