Human Experimentation for CIA Torture: Physicians for Human Rights Videos, Petition, Write to Obama

In connection with our last report, “Physicians for Human Rights to File Federal Complaint: On CIA-led Human Experimentation and Research to Design Torture Techniques Used against Detainees,” please consider signing a petition effort mounted by Physicians for Human Rights, “Office of Human Research Protections Complaint: Join Us in Demanding an Investigation into Evidence of Illegal […]

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Physicians for Human Rights to File Federal Complaint: On CIA-led Human Experimentation and Research to Design Torture Techniques Used against Detainees

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) this week released a shocking and damning report (Experiments in Torture) that implicates psychologists and medical practitioners in human experimentation, under CIA leadership, to calibrate and design torture techniques applied to detainees held by the U.S. as part of its so-called “war on terror.” This is illegal activity that violates […]

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Human Terrain System Criticized by U.S. Congress

The U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee (HASC) has issued a criticism of the Human Terrain System, limiting its funding until the U.S. Army can submit a formal review that addresses “certain concerns.” (Thanks as well to “Napkin Chagnon” for the update.) In a document titled, “H.R. 5136 – Nation Defense Authorization Act for […]

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American psychologists against torture, write to Bush; American torture sites; documentaries online

APA LETTER TO BUSH: NEW POLICY LIMITS PSYCHOLOGIST INVOLVEMENT IN INTERROGATIONS Prohibits psychologist participation in interrogations at unlawful detention sites October 2, 2008 WASHINGTON-The American Psychological Association sent a letter today to President Bush, informing him of a significant change in the association’s policy that limits the roles of psychologists in certain unlawful detention settings […]

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APA Votes to Ban Participation in Torture

Thanks very much to Deathpower for alerting me to this news. As discussed on previous occasions on this blog (see this post, and the previous one) along with a video featured in the video pod collection in the sidebar of this blog, the American Psychological Association (APA) has moved by ballot a resolution stating that, […]

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