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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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First Psychologists Designed Torture, Then Lawyers Justified It

04/23/2009

Today, on the In These Times website, Fredrick Clarkson hones in on more of what the recently released Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) report reveals about the central role played by psychologists in "in devising, directing and overseeing the torture of prisoners.

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