Human rights group alleges Bush administration and physicians conducted illegal medical research on detainees
- The science of deception. Cockburn, Alexander // New Statesman & Society;1/28/94, Vol. 7 Issue 287, p22
Discusses the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) deceptive experimental methods on unsuspecting Americans. Radiation deliberately administered on children; Irradiating prisoners' testicles; Questioning the morality of such acts; Corruption of society and of its science as marching hand in hand.
- Activists Call for Firing, Prosecution of Bush Administration Attorney John Yoo. Pasquini, Elaine // Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Mar/Apr2015, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p46
The article reports on the call of peace and social justice movement CODEPINK and other human rights organization for the firing and prosecution of Professor John Yoo, a deputy assistant attorney general in the administration of former U.S. President George W. Bush. The call was made in relation...
- Frames of Resistance. Frascina, Francis // Art Monthly;Mar2011, Issue 344, p9
The article focuses on Regina JosÃ© Galindo's work "ConfesiÃ³n." It states that Galindo hired a local bouncer to force her head underwater in a steel oil barrel for seven seconds, seven times. It indicates that Galindo's re-enactment was considered by international human rights'...
- Secrets and Lies. // New Republic;7/26/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 4, p7
Denounces the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States for withholding suspect information regarding prewar intelligence about Iraq. How a report given to Congress was largely blacked out so that much of the information could not be read; Effects of these redactions; Opinion of Trent...
- Antitorture group demands probe of doctors' roles in experiments on detainees. // Christian Century;7/13/2010, Vol. 127 Issue 14, p16
The article reports on demands made by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture to investigate claims of medical ethics violations by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency against detainees under the administration of President George W. Bush.
- Engaging Pyongyang on Human Rights. // Foreign Policy in Focus;11/20/2008, p2
The author focuses on the human rights situation in North Korea which, in his view, will change through engagement with the international community. He notes that the announcement of the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush that it will eliminate North Korea from the State Sponsors of...
- Statement on Signing the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;10/25/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 43, p2453
Presents a statement issued by U.S. President George W. Bush on October 18, 2004 regarding the approval of the North Korean Rights Act of 2004. Purpose of the legislation; Provision of Section 107 of the Act; Way in which the law will be implemented by the country's executive branch.
- Hone that ignorance, fabricate that fear. Pilger, John // New Statesman;6/30/2008, Vol. 137 Issue 4903, p26
In this article the author supports the contentions raised by human rights lawyer Gareth Peirce. The author agrees with Peirce's view that personal liberties in Great Britain have been curtailed. He advances the idea that Great Britain has been complicit in actions carried out by the U.S....
- Bush meets North Korean defectors in boost for human rights policy. // Geo-Strategy Direct;5/10/2006, p17
The article reports the U.S. President George W. Bush met with representatives of missing Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea and several defectors from the communist state to highlight human rights abuses in North Korea. Bush said the world must confront people who do not respect human...