The White House recently reaffirmed its commitment to closing Guantanamo—a commitment President Obama made almost three years ago when he signed an executive order mandating its closure within a year.
PHR marks the 10th Anniversary of September 11, 2001 by remembering the victims of the brutal terrorist attacks and thanking all those who continue to fight for human rights.
Did a psychologist violate his professional ethics when he developed abusive interrogation techniques for use on Guantanamo Bay detainees? Last week, a New York state court dismissed a petition which would have forced the New York Office of Professional Discipline to answer that question.
In the last week, two different federal courts have demonstrated a commitment to accountability for torture perpetrated by U.S. officials.
Please join PHR for an event, Accountability Today: Preventing Torture Tomorrow, on June 1, 2011 in recognition of Torture Awareness Month.