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U.S. Senate Report Confirms Health Professionals’ Complicity in CIA Torture

12/09/2014

In the wake of the U.S. Senate Select Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is calling for accountability for all those who designed, authorized, implemented, and enabled the systematic torture and ill-treatment of detainees.

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Naval Medic Explaining Force-Feeding at Guantánamo

Navy Nurse Should Not be Punished for Declining to Force-Feed Guantánamo Detainees

11/19/2014

PHR welcomed the American Nurses Association’s statement supporting a nurse who refused to force-feed Guantánamo detainees based on professional ethical obligations.

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Guantanamo Detainee Walking in Heat

American Psychological Association to Conduct an Independent Review Into its Role in CIA Torture Program

11/14/2014

PHR said today it welcomed the American Psychological Association’s (APA) announcement that it will conduct an independent review of whether it colluded in the CIA’s use of torture after 9/11.

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Guantanamo Detainee in Shackles

PHR Calls for Federal Probe into American Psychological Association’s Role in CIA Torture Program

10/16/2014

PHR is calling for a Department of Justice investigation into the American Psychological Association’s (APA) role in supporting the CIA’s torture program.

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New Map Shows Government Forces Deliberately Attacking Syria’s Medical System

05/14/2014

Syrian forces have systematically attacked the health care system in opposition-held areas over the past three years, resulting in the death of more than 460 health professionals and widespread destruction to hospitals and clinics, PHR said today as it launched an interactive map tracking these violations.

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