Monday, November 4, 2013

News: Report Outlines How the (2001-2008) C.I.A. and Department of Defense Sidestep Medical Ethics (911) - theatlanticwire.com - imapny.org - yellow sub news blog

theatlanticwire.com/national/2013/11/doctors-cia-and-department-defense-assisted-torture: "A new report from a taskforce of the Institute on Medicine as a Profession has outlined how doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers for the federal government violated their ethical agreements when dealing with terror detainees. As the report outlines, ("Military and intelligence-agency physicians and other health professionals, particularly psychologists, became involved in the design and administration of that harsh treatment and torture—in clear conflict with established international and national professional principles and laws.")"
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Related: "The Task Force on Preserving Medical Professionalism in National Security Detention Centers...concludes that since September 11, 2001, the Department of Defense (DoD) and CIA improperly demanded that U.S. military and intelligence agency health professionals collaborate in intelligence gathering and security practices in a way that inflicted severe harm on detainees in U.S. custody." Source: imapny.org/medicine_as_a_profession/interrogationtorture-and-dual-loyalty

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 "The Bush administration's Torture 13." 



"They authorized it, they decided how to implement it, and they crafted the legal fig leaf to justify it."  http://www.salon.com/2009/05/18/torture

 "The Torture 13 exploited this power by collaborating on a series of OLC opinions that repeatedly gave U.S. officials [self & others]...a (“get-out-of-jail-free card”) for torturing..."