Psychologists’ Collusion in Ongoing Illegal Detentions

“Today, there are clear indications that psychologists continue to be involved in the detention and interrogation of detainees at Parwan/Bagram. Such activities stand in direct contravention of APA policy based on a 2008 petition resolution. Approved through a member-led referendum, this resolution prohibits psychologists from working in settings where “persons are held outside of, or in violation of, either International Law (e.g., the UN Convention Against Torture and the Geneva Conventions) or the US Constitution (where appropriate), unless they are working directly for the persons being detained or for an independent third party working to protect human rights” (or if they are providing treatment for military personnel).”

Read the full article on Counterpunch. by TRUDY BOND, ROY EIDELSON, BRAD OLSON AND STEPHEN SOLDZ  10/01/2012

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