CIA medical professionals accused of committing war crimes

CIA medical professionals accused of committing war crimes

Federal investigators in the United States should considering weighing whether or not health workers involved in the interrogation tactics highlighted in the recent CIA torture port should be charged with war crimes, a group said this week.

Physicians for Human Rights, a New York-headquartered organization that examines instances of atrocities and severe human rights violations within the medical field, released a report [PDF] on Tuesday urging for federal authorities in the US to open up a probe concerning revelations contained in the so-called “torture report” released last week by the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence after a nearly four-year-long investigation.

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