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U.S. Psychologists Urged to Curb Questioning Terror Suspects

Advertisement U.S. U.S. Psychologists Urged to Curb Questioning Terror Suspects By JAMES RISEN  JULY 30, 2015 Photo The C.I.A. headquarters in Langley, Va. The American Psychological Association will vote on an ethics policy that would bar its members from participating … Continue reading

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How the American Psychological Assn. lost its way

How the American Psychological Assn. lost its way latimes.com By Roy Eidelson, Jean Maria Arrigo 30 July 2015 The American Psychological Assn. is in crisis. Last December, a Senate Intelligence Committee report laid bare the extensive involvement of individual psychologists … Continue reading

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UN paid millions to Russian aviation firm since learning of sex attack on girl

UN paid millions to Russian aviation firm since learning of sex attack on girl Exclusive: Documents reveal United Nations unit uncovered possible ‘culture of sexual exploitation and abuse’ after 2010 attack by UTair crew member, but permitted company to continue … Continue reading

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For-profit juvenile detention facility ‘a disgrace to Florida’, says grand jury

For-profit juvenile detention facility ‘a disgrace to Florida’, says grand jury Jurors say Florida institution operated by controversial G4S security firm behind London Olympics is dilapidated and unsanitary while staff is undertrained Inside the Highlands Youth Academy in 2013. Photograph: … Continue reading

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PNG police will storm Manus Island detention centre if three Australian guards accused of drugging and gang raping a local woman are not returned for questioning

PNG police will storm Manus Island detention centre if three Australian guards accused of drugging and gang raping a local woman are not returned for questioning PNG police accuse Australia’s immigration authorities of removing guards accused of drugging and gang raping … Continue reading

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Exclusive: U.S. Spends Scores of Millions Annually on Unused Afghan Buildings

July 30, 2015 Exclusive: U.S. Spends Scores of Millions Annually on Unused Afghan Buildings By John M. Donnelly Roll Call Staff July 29, 2015, 3:15 p.m. The U.S. government is spending $110 million a year operating several hundred unused buildings … Continue reading

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US DOJ starts criminal probe into Sikorsky’s Navy contract

Markets | Fri Jul 24, 2015 9:43am EDT US DOJ starts criminal probe into Sikorsky’s Navy contract July 24 The U.S. Department of Justice told Sikorsky Aircraft that it had started a criminal investigation, alleging that the helicopter maker had … Continue reading

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How the largest association of psychologists in the US colluded in torture

How the largest association of psychologists in the US colluded in torture July 15, 2015 by J Wesley Boyd, The Conversation In November 2014, the Board of Directors of the American Psychological Association (APA) asked David Hoffman, a former federal … Continue reading

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Report on interrogation tactics roils academics ; Psychologists linked to Harvard defend work with Pentagon

National Report on interrogation tactics roils academics ; Psychologists linked to Harvard defend work with Pentagon The Boston Globe By Tracy Jan Globe Staff 20 July 2015, WASHINGTON — Since its founding in Worcester 123 years ago, the American Psychological … Continue reading

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On the “Ethics” of Complicity in Torture

On the “Ethics” of Complicity in Torture by J.B. Gerald / July 22nd, 2015 On November 12, 2014 the American Psychological Association commissioned a study of the organization’s relationship with its own ethics guidelines, the national security establishment’s interrogation practices, … Continue reading

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