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PHR Responds to Sessions Waterboarding Comments

01/10/2017

If confirmed as attorney general, Sessions will be responsible for upholding the law and must stand firm against any efforts to reintroduce such heinous practices. Any other stance would violate or circumvent the absolute ban on torture.

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Physicians for Human Rights Welcomes Preservation of Senate Torture Report

12/12/2016

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today welcomed the announcement that President Barack Obama will move to preserve the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s report on the U.S. torture program under the Presidential Records Act.

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Physicians for Human Rights Supports Call to Declassify Full U.S. Senate Torture Report

12/02/2016

Two members of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee have asked President Barack Obama to declassify the full version of the committee’s nearly 7,000-page torture report. Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today joins that call and says that full disclosure of the CIA torture program’s details are necessary to ensure that such illegal and harmful practices are never employed again.

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NY Times Story Reveals Mental Health Impacts of Torture

11/12/2016

In the latest story regarding the United States’ torture program, The New York Times today revealed new details about the inadequate mental health care provided to Guantánamo detainees tortured by the CIA and Defense Department.

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Gul Rahman’s Death Was a Crime

11/07/2016

Newly disclosed details of a 2005 CIA Inspector General investigation into detainee Gul Rahman’s death in the Salt Pit prison in Afghanistan, published by Vice News, are a stark indictment of the U.S. government’s torture program.

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