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Frank Donaghue Discusses Experiments in Torture

06/07/2010

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.

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Act Now: Support New York's Anti-Torture Bill

05/20/2010

PHR medical student activists from New York just spent a day in Albany educating policy makers on this bill. We have the momentum--take action today!

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TODAY: New York PHR Members Take a Stand Against Torture

05/18/2010

The New York Coalition Against Torture (NYCAT), a group of concerned doctors, psychologists, lawyers, students and citizens, was formed in response to the shocking human rights abuses and gross violations of health professional ethics that have taken place during the "war on terror."

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Approved Interrogation Guidelines May Be Enabling Abuses at Undisclosed Bagram Detention Facility

05/11/2010

When President Obama signed an Executive Order on his second day in office mandating a uniform standard for all US interrogations, the human rights community was relieved and gratified. Years of advocacy to end torture and abuse of detainees had finally paid off.

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Medicine Used for Harm in US Torture

03/15/2010

Salon.com's Mark Benjamin recently covered PHR's analysis of US government torture and interrogation policy documents, declassified since President Obama took office. In his review of documents, PHR Medical Advisor Scott Allen, MD, found alarming evidence of bad applications of scientific knowledge and gross ethical misconduct by medical personnel in interrogations of terror suspects in US custody.

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