PHR's statement made in May 2010 to the US Senate in support of the Refugee Protection Act of 2010, in honor of World Refugee Day on June 20, 2010.
Six months after the January 12 earthquake in Haiti, refugee advocates in Florida and around the country continue to ask themselves how defenders of justice should respond to the incarceration of a group of Haitian earthquake survivors for doing nothing more than following orders from American military personnel.
Last Monday, June 7, PHR released Experiments in Torture: Human Subject Research and Experimentation in the Enhanced Interrogation Program to immediate, overwhelming response.
PHR's new report, Experiments in Torture, has sent shock waves through the conscience of America this week. This report reveals evidence indicating that the Bush administration may have conducted illegal and unethical human experimentation and research on detainees in CIA custody.
PHR's CEO Frank Donaghue provides an overview of our new report, Experiments in Torture: Human Subject Research and Experimentation in the Enhanced Interrogation Program.