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Administration Officials Responsible for Torture and Abuse of Detainees

04/02/2008

Frank Donaghue's letter to the New York Times in response to revelation that a 2003 Justice Department memo gave broad authorization to the military to use extreme interrogation methods on detainees.

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Letter from Asylum Network to Attorney General Mukasey Regarding Female Genital Cutting

03/06/2008

The US Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) recently ended a long-standing policy allowing asylum in the United States for women and girls subjected to the ritual of female genital cutting (FGC).

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PHR condemns forced sedation of detainees solely to facilitate deportation

01/28/2008

PHR condemns US policy encouraging forced sedation of immigration detainees with powerful psychotropic medication — solely to facilitate deportation...

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Letter in Support of California State Resolution Against Health Professional Involvement in Interrogations

01/11/2008

PHR sent the letter below to the California State Legislature in support of the Ridley-Thomas Resolution, which mandates that state licensing agencies for health professionals inform their membership that participation in US national security interrogations violates their ethical obligations and could result in the loss of their state license to practice in California.

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PHR Urges Secretary of State Rice to Pressure Pakistan to End Abuses

11/12/2007

We are writing to urge a significant increase in U.S. pressure on the Government of Pakistan to end martial law and to release those who have been detained or are under house arrest.

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