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.
Statement to Senate Judiciary Committee Supporting Formation of Commission of Inquiry into Torture by US
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...
Former FBI Director, General, Diplomat, Clergy Call for Presidential Commission on Detention, Treatment and Transfer of Detainees
Leading experts, including a former FBI director, an Army general who investigated detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib, and a former Under Secretary of State, today called upon President Obama to appoint a non-partisan commission to fully investigate and examine the detention, treatment, and transfer of detainees following the September 11th terrorist attacks....
PHR praises Senator Patrick Leahy's (D-VT) call on Feb. 9 for a bi-partisan commission to investigate the use of torture and other related issues by the Bush Administration.
PHR Praises President Obama's Executive Orders Ending Illegal US Detention and Interrogation Program; Accountability for Perpetrators of Torture Still Needed
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) praises President Obama for signing historic executive orders today that end the US' illegal detention and interrogation program, marking a clear departure from the abuses of the past administration and a return to the rule of law.