As we know from internal memos and the work of investigative journalists, former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld authorized torture under the guise of “enhanced interrogation techniques,” violating both international and domestic laws.? But Rumsfeld’s memoir, released today, tells a different story.
Today’s issue of the journal Science includes an article by PHR experts which outlines how the Bush administration relied on flawed science to justify the use of Enhanced Interrogation Techniques (EITs).
A recent edition of The Lancet Student includes commentary from former PHR board member Dr. Holly Atkinson’s students at Mt. Sinai.
PHR experts Steven Reisner and Brigadier General (Ret) Steven Xanakis, MD will present Spotlight on Advocates: Report from Guantanamo Bay: Medical Professionals and US-Sponsored Torture at the Rabbis for Human Rights-North America's conference on Judaism and Human Rights: Human Rights Under Fire: A Jewish Call to Action.