Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: military psychology and torture

APA Maintains Ban on Psychologists at Guantánamo

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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

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

In Yemen’s Secret Prisons, UAE Tortures and US Interrogates

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From The Associated Press: The United Arab Emirates and Yemeni forces run a secret network of prisons where terrorism suspects are brutally tortured. Several U.S....

When Psychologists Deny Guantanamo Torture

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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.”