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A Year After Torture Report, Impunity Persists

12/09/2015

The U.S. government must investigate and prosecute all those responsible for the CIA’s unlawful torture program, provide redress to victims, and release the full Senate torture report, PHR said in a briefing paper.

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PHR Welcomes APA’s Call to Remove Psychologists from Guantánamo and National Security Interrogations

10/30/2015

PHR welcomed the American Psychological Association’s request that the U.S. government withdraw all psychologists from national security interrogation roles and from Guantánamo Bay and other detention settings that operate in violation of international law.

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Physicians for Human Rights Welcomes Effort to Improve U.S. Military’s Guidelines for Health Professionals

10/13/2015

PHR said it strongly supports an initiative urging the Pentagon to adopt measures prohibiting doctors and other health professionals from participating in interrogations, force-feeding, and other actions that violate the ethical duty to “do no harm.”

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Lawsuit Filed Against CIA Torture Psychologists

10/13/2015

PHR welcomed a federal lawsuit against psychologists James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen, the architects of the CIA’s post-9/11 torture program.

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France Opens Investigation into Torture in Syria

10/01/2015

PHR today welcomed an announcement that France has opened the world’s first criminal inquiry into torture in Syria.

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