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Kristine Huskey Joins PHR as Director of Anti-Torture Program

07/18/2011

Kristine Huskey has joined PHR as Director of the Anti-Torture Program. In this role, Huskey will be responsible for leading PHR’s investigations and reporting on the devastating consequences of torture on individuals, institutions, and society.

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Hans Hogrefe to be Honored for Contributions to Human Rights

07/11/2011

Hans Hogrefe, PHR’s Chief Policy Officer and Washington Director, will be honored by the Stewart Mott Foundation and the Open Society Foundation for his contributions to human rights.

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A memo on torture to John Yoo

The Guardian online (guardian.co.uk)
06/02/2011

Dr. Vincent Iacopino, PHR's Senior Medical Advisor, addresses former assistant Attorney General John Yoo's "preemptive rush ... to vindicate the Bush administration's torture policies that he and Jay Bybee created"

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Doctors failed to inquire about Gitmo detainees' injuries, study alleges

American Medical News
05/13/2011

Physicians and other health professionals at Guantánamo Bay failed to properly document and report evidence "highly consistent" with detainee allegations of torture, says a case review of nine detainees' medical records published by Dr. Vincent Iacopino and colleagues in the April issue of PLoS Medicine.

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US doctors 'hid signs of torture' at Guantánamo

The Independent
04/27/2011

US government doctors who cared for the prisoners at Guantánamo Bay deliberately concealed or ignored evidence that their patients were being tortured, the first official study of its kind has found.

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