Friday, July 20, 2007

Shocking Report Showing Involvement of US Psychologists in Torture of Military Detainees Requires Emergency Reform of American Psychological Association, Says Coalition of Psychologists

July 18, 2007

Today's deeply disturbing revelations in Vanity Fair show the essential role US psychologists played in the torture of detainees in CIA and
Department of Defense (DoD) custody, heightening the urgent need for
the American Psychological Association (APA) to issue clear ethical
guidelines prohibiting psychologists in the military or intelligence
services from violating basic human rights as part of interrogation
processes, the Coalition for an Ethical APA stated. [The article is
available at
http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/

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