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Dateline: Condoning Torture

Two years ago the Supreme Court of Israel declared the use of torture by the country's security services illegal. But recent reports by Amnesty International and by the Israeli human rights group B'tsalem suggest that Israel has not entirely abandoned the practice.

Today's Dateline explores the question of whether the Israeli government at a time of extreme pressure may be "Condoning Torture."

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