Medical complicity and the legitimacy of practical authority
- Business, LawEthics, Medicine and Public Health
Psychological assessment of torture survivors: essential steps, avoidable errors, and helpful resources.
- PsychologyInternational journal of law and psychiatry
Imagining Modernity in the Uganda Prisons Service, 1945-1979
This dissertation is a social history of the Uganda Prisons Service in the late colonial and early post-colonial periods. Focusing particularly on prison officers, it advances four key arguments.…
A specialist clinic for destitute asylum seekers and refugees in London.
- Medicine, Political ScienceThe British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
A descriptive analysis of the last 112 patients seen at the refugee health clinic in Brixton, London, for whom complete or close to complete sociodemographic and medical data are presented.
Assessing the Expected Impact of Global Health Treaties: Evidence From 90 Quantitative Evaluations.
- EconomicsAmerican journal of public health
It appears treaties consistently succeed in shaping economic matters and consistently fail in achieving social progress.
The uses of medical oaths in the twenty-first century.
- MedicineThe Pharos of Alpha Omega Alpha-Honor Medical Society. Alpha Omega Alpha
The Pharos/Spring 2016 Ralph S. Crawshaw, MD, 1921–2014, (AΩA, New York University, 1973, alumnus) is a Resident Physician, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington.
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Can we prevent doctors being complicit in torture? Breaking the serpent's egg.
- Political ScienceJournal of law and medicine
It is argued that the de facto immunity which complicit doctors currently appear to enjoy must be stripped away and replaced by effective processes to detect and then prosecute criminal behaviour.
Doctors and torture
- Political ScienceBMJ
The stories told of torture and of executions were simple, coherent, and compelling—and reinforced by pictures from recent discoveries: the torture chamber in a school basement and mass graves.
DOCTORS' INVOLVEMENT IN TORTURE
- Political Science, MedicineTorture : quarterly journal on rehabilitation of torture victims and prevention of torture
It is demonstrated that the most common way doctors are involved is in the diagnosis/medical examination of torture survivors/prisoners, and it is common before, during and after torture.
The Fall and Rise of Torture: A Comparative and Historical Analysis*
- Political Science, History
Torture was formally abolished by European governments in the 19th century, and the actual practice of torture decreased as well during that period. In the 20th century, however torture became much…
Doctors in prison: documenting torture in detention.
- Political ScienceTorture : quarterly journal on rehabilitation of torture victims and prevention of torture
The prisoners not yet being “home free”, as they may well be in a torture rehabilitation centre abroad or at least out of reach of the potential torturers, will condition the way doctors document ill-treatment and torture inside prisons and other places of custody.
Statutes of the International Tribunal for Investigation of Torture.
- LawJournal of medical ethics
The tribunal was set up to deal with acts of torture for which members of the medical or legal profession are alleged to be responsible and makes sure that the investigations and the hearings into allegations of torture meet the standards of fair trial according to internationally recognised rules.
Health Professionals in the Fight Against Torture
- Political Science
The article explores the challenges of conducting effective, se nsitive forensic examinations to gather evidence of torture and the impact of trauma on victims’ ability to provide coherent, con sistent testimony.
Physician complicity in misrepresentation and omission of evidence of torture in postdetention medical examinations in Turkey.
- Medicine, Political ScienceJAMA
Results from the survey, interviews, and medical report analyses provide evidence that torture of political and criminal detainees continues to occur in Turkey and that Turkish physicians are coerced to ignore, misrepresent, and omit evidence of torture in their examinations of detainees to certify that there are no physical signs of torture.
Prisoners at Guantanamo Bay
- Political ScienceBMJ : British Medical Journal
I believe that the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay should be treated humanely and afforded the protection of the Geneva Convention, and like many others, however, I do not have any sympathy for them.
Silent healers: on medical complicity in torture.
- Medicine, Political ScienceTorture : quarterly journal on rehabilitation of torture victims and prevention of torture
This article is a response to the rising number of statements from torture victims who claim that during their incarceration, medical personnel cooperated with the interrogators by sharing medical documents, giving false statements, and providing other indirect assistance to the interrogator.