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

Benac, Nancy
August 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/10/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 11, pE497
Academic Journal
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.


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