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Investigate the American Psychological Association

05/05/2009

Today ProPublica and Salon.com have posted online emails from the list-serve of the 2005 APA ethics task force on national security interrogations. The internal APA documents indicate that the APA developed its ethics policy to conform with Pentagon guidelines governing psychologist participation in interrogations.

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Diagnosing, Evaluating and Documenting Physical and Psychological After-Effects of Torture

05/04/2009

I am pleased to invite you to a PHR training for health professionals on how to diagnose, evaluate and document the physical and psychological after-effects of torture and other severe human rights violations.

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Psychologists Who Devised US Torture Program Had No Interrogation Experience, Were Paid $1000/Day by CIA

05/01/2009

ABC News reports that psychologists James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen were paid $1000/day to design and implement the US torture program. According to current and former government officials, the CIA's secret waterboarding program was designed and assured to be safe by two well-paid psychologists now working out of an unmarked office building in Spokane, Washington.

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Evidence in US Government Documents Spurs Spanish Torture Investigation

04/30/2009

Judge Baltasar Garz?n, an investigating magistrate at the National Court in Madrid, Spain, has announced that he will investigate the US torture program at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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The Role of Health Professionals in Bush-Era Torture

04/26/2009

On Wednesday, just after the Senate Armed Services Committee released its report on the Bush Administration's torture program, Firedoglake hosted a live online chat with Nathaniel Raymond, Director of PHR's Campaign Against Torture.

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