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The breaking of bodies and minds: Task force report confirms complicity of U.S. medical personnel in torture and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment

Alexa Koenig, executive director, Human Rights Center, Berkeley Law | November 4, 2013

A report released this morning — Ethics Abandoned: Medical Professionalism and Detainee Abuse in the War on Terror — concludes that post-9/11, doctors and other health professionals working in U.S. security detention centers around the world engaged or assisted in torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment of detainees in violation of medical and ethical principles. The … Continue reading »