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Israel medics complicit with abuse of prisoners: study

JERUSALEM — Israeli medics are complicit in the ill-treatment and abuse of Palestinian prisoners, in breach of the Hippocratic oath, two Israeli rights groups said in a report published on Thursday. The report focuses on medical professionals who have witnessed, participated in or been in contact with prisoners who have…

Israel moves to expel activists as world urges probe

JERUSALEM -Israel moved swiftly on Wednesday to deport hundreds of activists detained during a deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, as world pressure mounted for a full investigation of the fiasco. The accelerated deportations came after calls by global leaders on Israel to release the detainees taken off six…