Israeli military court orders release of UK man over coerced confession

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Judge rules that Shin Bet security service pressured Faiz Mahmoud Ahmed Sherari into confessing to helping Hamas

An Israeli military court has ordered the release of a British citizen from custody after a judge ruled that a confession obtained by the Shin Bet security service had been extracted under physical and psychological pressure and without access to a lawyer.

In explaining his ruling, the sitting judge detailed the “prolonged painful shackling [and] threats” that he said had been used to “exploit the weakness” of Faiz Mahmoud Ahmed Sherari, who was accused of acting as a courier for Hamas, during questioning.

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