Tuesday, June 30, 2009

13 Human Rights Organizations sign on to challenge American Psychological Association's torture policies

Dear PsySR Members:
Psychologists for Social Responsibility is pleased to be one of thirteen psychological, health, and human rights organizations that have signed on to today's open letter to the APA Board (see below). We thank Stephen Soldz and other PsySR members for their crucial contributions to the letter and to building the coalition of signatory organizations. The letter is also available in PDF form on our website at www.psysr.org/openletter. Please share this letter with your colleagues. Thank you.

These are the sponsoring groups:

American Friends Service Committee, Pacific Southwest RegionAmnesty International USABill of Rights Defense CommitteeCenter for Constitutional RightsMassachusetts Campaign Against Torture (MACAT)National Lawyers GuildNetwork of Spiritual ProgressivesNew York Campaign Against Torture (NYCAT)Physicians for Human RightsPhysicians for Social Responsibility, Los AngelesProgram for Torture Victims, Los AngelesPsychologists for Social Responsibility


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