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Evidence Indicates that the Bush Administration Conducted Experiments and Research on Detainees to Design Torture Techniques and Create Legal Cover

06/07/2010

(Cambridge, MA) In the most comprehensive investigation to date of health professionals' involvement in the CIA's "enhanced" interrogation program (EIP), Physicians For Human Rights has uncovered evidence that indicates the Bush administration apparently conducted illegal and unethical human experimentation and research on detainees in CIA custody....

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President Obama Must Investigate Reports of Detainee Abuse at Bagram Air Base

05/11/2010

Cambridge, MA — Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today called on President Obama to investigate BBC News reports that detainees being held by US forces at an undisclosed second detention facility at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan are allegedly being subjected to prolonged isolation, temperature manipulation, and sleep deprivation.

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American Psychological Association Closes Loophole in Ethics Code, but More Code Reforms Needed

03/03/2010

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) applauds last week's action by the American Psychological Association (APA) amending section 1.02 of its 2002 code of professional ethics.

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PHR Analysis: CIA Health Professionals' Role in Torture Worse Than Previously Known

08/31/2009

The extent to which American physicians and psychologists violated human rights and betrayed the ethical standards of their professions by designing, implementing, and legitimizing a worldwide torture program is greater than previously known, according to a report by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR).

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Rights Group Applauds Appointment of Prosecutor in CIA Torture Cases

08/24/2009

Cambridge, MA — Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) welcomes actions taken which demonstrate that the Obama Administration is committed to ending the use of abusive interrogation techniques and to initiating a process of holding accountable those responsible for the regime of torture.

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