TITLE

Human rights group alleges Bush administration and physicians conducted illegal medical research on detainees

AUTHOR(S)
Benac, Nancy
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/10/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 11, pE497
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the report by Physicians for Human Rights on the illegal experimentation on Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) captives of the physicians and President George W. Bush's administration in the U.S. The report depicts three specific examples on the research including waterboarding of detainees, application of harsh techniques, and sleep deprivation. Nancy Berlinger, a research scholar at the Hasting Center, says that further investigation is needed to prevent reoccurrence.
ACCESSION #
53067661

 

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