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.
Over the weekend The New York Times published an editorial addressing public criticism for the paper's inconsistent use of the word "torture" to characterize the Bush Administration's interrogations techniques. Last week, PHR submitted a letter to the editor on this very topic.