posted on Jun, 7 2010 @ 03:00 PM
This article from Mother Jones
alleges that detainees were used as guinea pigs by the Bush Administration:
Did The Bush administration experiment on
"In the course of trying to prove that its "enhanced" interrogation program was legal, the Bush administration may have broken the law, according
to a new report (PDF) by Physicians for Human Rights. The watchdog group claims that in an attempt to establish that brutal interrogation tactics did
not constitute torture, the administration ended up effectively experimenting on terrorism detainees. This research, PHR alleges, violated an array of
regulations and treaties, including international guidelines on human testing put in place after the Holocaust.
According to the report, which draws on numerous declassified government documents, "medical professionals working for and on behalf of the CIA"
frequently monitored detainee interrogations, gathering data on the effectiveness of various interrogation techniques and the pain threshholds of
detainees. This information was then used to "enhance" future interrogations, PHR contends.
Way to go guys! Reason 9,675,987 much of the world hates us!