Tag: apa and torture

U.S. Psychologists Seek to End Torture Programs They Helped Design

From Alternet: "It’s modestly encouraging that this August two-thirds of governing body voted against a resolution that would have returned psychologists to sites like...

APA Maintains Ban on Psychologists at Guantánamo

From Physicians for Human Rights: "PHR commends the American Psychological Association for defending human rights in the face of sustained pressure to weaken its...

Psychologists Are in a Nasty Fight About a Report on Torture

From Buzzfeed News: "This month in San Francisco, the American Psychological Association will vote on a proposal that would return psychologists working for the...

APA Statement on Gina Haspel Nomination

The American Psychological Association has issued a letter expressing serious concerns about the nomination of Gina Haspel for the director of the CIA due...

Is Psychological Ethics in Crisis?

From the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics: The American Psychological Association's participation in "enhanced interrogation" and other forms of torture is indicative of the need...

When Psychologists Deny Guantanamo Torture

Psychologist Roy Eidelson comments on the Society for Military Psychology’s criticism of the Hoffman report, which exposed the collusion between the APA and the CIA’s torture program. He writes, “the leaders of APA’s military psychology division have offered a very dark vision for the profession of psychology – a vision that we must reject, both individually and institutionally.”