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Following Groundbreaking Report by Vanity Fair: PHR Condemns Illegal, Ineffective and Unethical CIA and US Military Torture Practices

07/17/2007

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) urgently reiterated its call today for the White House and Congress to prohibit the use of all SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape) techniques in interrogations by US agencies, especially those conducted by the CIA at the agency's "Black Sites" and other secret facilities...

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Physicians for Human Rights Opposes Bush Nominee for CIA General Counsel; Urges Senate to Reject Nomination

07/05/2007

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), today announced its opposition to President Bush's nominee for CIA General Counsel, John A. Rizzo, currently the acting CIA General Counsel.

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Physicians for Human Rights on the Resignation of Army Surgeon General Kevin Kiley

03/12/2007

"The scandal over the treatment of veterans at Walter Reed is symptomatic of a larger problem: the erosion of the core principals of military medical ethics by the Bush Administration," stated Leonard S. Rubenstein, Executive Director of Physicians for Human Rights.

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PHR Calls on Department of Homeland Security to Stop Classifying Medical Treatment as Giving 'Material Support' to Terrorists

01/08/2007

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has filed an amicus brief in the asylum case of a Nepali health professional who provided healthcare in accordance with medical ethics and international law.

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New Study Finds Homicide, Mortar Attacks Leading Causes of Death for Detainees in US Custody

12/05/2006

Comprehensive peer-reviewed study looking causes of death for detainees in US custody reports that 112 detainees [105 in Iraq and 7 in Afghanistan] died between 2002 and 2005.

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