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Covert CIA Detention Center on British Soil Revealed

07/31/2008

PHR calls for a full trans-Atlantic investigation by Congress and the Parliament of the United Kingdom in the wake of today's revelation by TIME magazine that the US covertly used Diego Garcia, a British island off the coast of India, as a top secret CIA detention center...

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CEO Frank Donaghue Responds to Comments in The Washington Post by Navy Commander J.D. Gordon on New PHR Report

06/19/2008

"PHR's research was conducted by some of the world's leading experts on evaluating and documenting torture claims, according to rigorous and internationally accepted clinical standards," stated Frank Donaghue, CEO of Physicians for Human Rights...

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Medical Evidence Supports Detainees' Accounts of Torture in US Custody

06/18/2008

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has published a landmark report documenting medical evidence of torture and ill-treatment inflicted on 11 men detained at US facilities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Guantanamo Bay, who were never charged with any crime...

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US Torture of Detainees Caused Severe Pain, Long-Term Suffering

06/18/2008

A team of doctors and psychologists convened by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) to conduct intensive clinical evaluations of 11 former detainees held in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Guantanamo Bay has found that these men suffered torture and ill-treatment by US personnel, which resulted in severe pain and long-term disability. The men were ultimately released from US custody without charge or explanation...

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US Supreme Court Restores Habeas Corpus Rights of Detainees

06/12/2008

The decision of the Supreme Court today upholding the habeas corpus right of Guantanamo detainees to challenge their detention in court is a victory not only for the rule of law but is a significant step in the fight against torture.

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