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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 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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Allegations of Drugging in US Interrogations

04/22/2008

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) urgently called on Congress and the Department of Justice, with the involvement of the FBI, to each immediately investigate allegations by detainees that they were forcibly drugged while in US custody.

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PHR Condemns Bush's Veto of Torture Prohibition; Calls for Congress to Vote to Override

03/08/2008

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) strongly condemns President Bush's veto of the Intelligence Authorization Bill, which extends the Army Field Manual's standards for detainee treatment and interrogation to the CIA. PHR urges Congress to override the president's veto.

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Congress Passes Measure Banning the CIA's "Enhanced" Interrogation Techniques

02/14/2008

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) praises yesterday's historic passage by the US Senate of a bill that extends the standards of the Army Field Manual (AFM) for detainee treatment and interrogation to the CIA and all other US agencies.

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