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Strapped down, blindfolded, held in diapers: Israeli whistleblowers detail abuse of Palestinians in shadowy detention center

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At a military base in Israel’s Negev desert, disturbing images have emerged showcasing the conditions at a detention center. The photographs reveal rows of blindfolded men in gray tracksuits, surrounded by barbed wire. According to Israeli whistleblowers, the facility holds Palestinians detained during Israel’s invasion of Gaza. The whistleblowers describe a grim environment where detainees are subjected to extreme physical restraint, including amputations and medical procedures performed by underqualified medics. The Israeli military has denied allegations of misconduct and maintains that detainees are treated appropriately. The facility operates under Israel’s Unlawful Combatants Law, allowing for extended detainment without arrest warrants.