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PHR Responds to Blanket Redaction of CIA Torture Documents

06/14/2016

The CIA released a trove of documents related to its rendition, detention, and interrogation programs, and PHR is appalled that the agency redacted nearly all details concerning the CIA’s Office of Medical Services, the entity ostensibly charged with detainee care.

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Gitmo Detainee

Federal Judge Allows Lawsuit Against Architects of CIA Torture Program to Proceed

04/22/2016

A lawsuit brought by victims of CIA torture against two psychologists who designed and oversaw the illegal program will be allowed to proceed in a U.S. court.

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Guantánamo Prison

PHR: United States Must Close Guantánamo and End Indefinite Detention

02/23/2016

Physicians for Human Rights urged President Obama to ensure all detainees are safely repatriated, resettled in third countries, or prosecuted in federal courts, in response to the administration’s newly announced plan to close Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility.

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Torture Chamber at Abu Ghraib

U.S. Government Releases Photos of Detainee Abuse at U.S. Military Facilities

02/05/2016

The U.S. government released 198 photos relating to detainee abuse at U.S. military facilities in Iraq and Afghanistan, but continued to withhold most of approximately 2,000 photos depicting prisoner ill-treatment that had been requested by the ACLU.

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Military Guard at Guantanamo

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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