Videos of stripped detainees in Gaza: A practice condemned under international law?

Since December 7, images of Palestinians arrested and stripped naked in Gaza by the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) have provoked widespread concern. Israeli authorities say they undressed the detainees as a security measure, but that photos of them in their underwear “serve nobody”. The images have sparked debate on the legality of the IDF’s arrest procedures. Human Rights Watch told FRANCE 24 that sharing humiliating images of prisoners can amount to a war crime. 

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