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U.S. Senate Report Confirms Health Professionals’ Complicity in CIA Torture

12/09/2014

In the wake of the U.S. Senate Select Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is calling for accountability for all those who designed, authorized, implemented, and enabled the systematic torture and ill-treatment of detainees.

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International Criminal Court Withdraws Charges Against President Kenyatta

12/05/2014

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague said today it was withdrawing charges against President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya. The court’s prosecutor said the Kenyan government failed to cooperate during the investigation, compromising the case.

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President Obama Announces Immigration Plan

11/21/2014

President Barack Obama addressed the nation last night to announce plans to provide temporary relief from deportation for millions of immigrant families.

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Naval Medic Explaining Force-Feeding at Guantánamo

Navy Nurse Should Not be Punished for Declining to Force-Feed Guantánamo Detainees

11/19/2014

PHR welcomed the American Nurses Association’s statement supporting a nurse who refused to force-feed Guantánamo detainees based on professional ethical obligations.

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American Psychological Association to Conduct an Independent Review Into its Role in CIA Torture Program

11/14/2014

PHR said today it welcomed the American Psychological Association’s (APA) announcement that it will conduct an independent review of whether it colluded in the CIA’s use of torture after 9/11.

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