We are now accepting applications for the PHR International Forensic Program's spring training program in Crime Scene and Evidence Documentation, which will be held from April 26-30, 2010 in Tallahassee, Florida.
Thousands of supporters like you have called for the Obama Administration to investigate torture and other detainee abuses.
Seven years ago, investigators for the Boston-based group Physicians for Human Rights discovered what appeared to be a mass grave in northern Afghanistan.The bodies, they were told, were those of Taliban fighters who had been rounded up by Northern Alliance forces shortly after the U.S. invasion in 2001 and stuffed into metal shipping containers for transport to a nearby prison.
Nathaniel Raymond has been leading the investigation into the alleged 2001 Dasht-e-Leili massacre in Afghanistan. Dr. Jennifer Leaning discovered the mass grave of Taliban prisoners.
New York Times reporter James Risen, who wrote about the Dasht-e-Leili massacre and its US cover-up, and PHR Deputy Director Susannah Sirkin appeared on Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman.