In this case the Israeli Supreme Court contemplated what conduct is permissible for its security services.
1999. Is using physical means to extract information from suspects acceptable?
interrogators are generally barred from using physical means however under certain circumstances the interrogators may use a defence of necessity if they resort to force to get info
The General Security Service may use force against suspects if it considers this needed to save lives. The GSS must also take into account the suspects health and only use exertions that will not harm the suspect in the longer term
An interrogator will be able to beat a criminal charge of harming a suspect if he did so because he needed to .