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Doctors failed to inquire about Gitmo detainees' injuries, study alleges

American Medical News
05/13/2011

Physicians and other health professionals at Guantánamo Bay failed to properly document and report evidence "highly consistent" with detainee allegations of torture, says a case review of nine detainees' medical records published by Dr. Vincent Iacopino and colleagues in the April issue of PLoS Medicine.

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US doctors 'hid signs of torture' at Guantánamo

The Independent
04/27/2011

US government doctors who cared for the prisoners at Guantánamo Bay deliberately concealed or ignored evidence that their patients were being tortured, the first official study of its kind has found.

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Medical Doctors and Mental Health Personnel at Guantanamo Neglected and/or Concealed Evidence of Torture and Ill Treatment

04/26/2011

In an article published today by PLoS Medicine, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) experts show that medical doctors and mental health personnel assigned to the Department of Defense (DoD) neglected or concealed medical evidence of intentional harm at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Lawyers overcome county's opposition to win a neglect finding for a Mexican abuse victim

New York Law Journal
03/30/2011

PHR Asylum Network Dr. Wilson testified in the family court hearing for Daniel, who fled from an abusive home in Mexico to the US. Daniel was granted special immigrant juvenile status in October and is now seeking permanent residency.

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New Report Highlights Conflicts of Interest for Medical Professionals in Immigration Detention Centers

03/28/2011

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today released a report on the difficulty of providing quality health care to detainees in the United States immigration detention system.

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