Friday, June 26, 2015

Your Tax Dollars at Work: Human Experimentation at the CIA

"Crime one was torture. The second crime was research without consent in order to say it wasn't torture." That's according to a researcher with Harvard's Humanitarian Initiative, quoted in this Guardian article about the CIA's violation of basic medical ethics standards.

And from Amnesty International comes word that "from 2002 to 2008, the CIA put doctors in examination rooms so that they could help design sustained exercises in torture, as part of a secret detention program."

June 26 is the annual International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.

No one has ever been held legally accountable for the CIA's use of torture. The Justice Department is dragging its heels. That should change. Click here to tell the Obama Justice Department to read the full Senate Torture Report ... and end its silence and inaction on CIA torture.