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Media Advisory: PHR Experts Available to Comment on Torture

04/22/2009

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) and its Campaign Against Torture have a number of internationally recognized experts on the physical and psychological effects of torture who are available to comment on the participation of health professionals in abusive and illegal interrogations.

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PHR: After Senate Report, Psychologists Who Tortured Must Be Held to Account

04/21/2009

In the wake of the Senate Armed Services Committee's (SASC) report on detainee abuse, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is calling for the psychologists who justified, designed, and implemented torture for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Department of Defense (DoD), to lose their professional licenses and to face criminal prosecution.

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OLC Memos Confirm Integral Role of Health Professionals in US Torture

04/16/2009

Cambridge, MA — The newly released Bush Administration's Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) memos are detailed confirmation of the intimate involvement of health professionals in designing, supervising and implementing the CIA's "enhanced" interrogation program.

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In Wake of ICRC Report, Health Professionals Must Be Held Accountable for Torture

04/07/2009

The full disclosure of a confidential International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) report on CIA treatment of detainees is confirmation of what Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has been alleging for years.

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Statement to Senate Judiciary Committee Supporting Formation of Commission of Inquiry into Torture by US

03/04/2009

PHR submitted a statement for the record to the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing held on Wednesday, March 4, 2009, on establishing a nonpartisan "commission of inquiry" to investigate the Bush Administration's detainee treatment policies...

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