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Premiere of "Doctors of the Dark Side" and Panel on Doctors, Torture and Accountability

Premiere of "Doctors of the Dark Side" and Panel on Doctors, Torture and Accountability

October 13, 2011 — "Doctors of the Dark Side" documents the critical role of physicians and psychologists in the alleged torture of detainees in U.S. custody.

Premiere of Documentary "Doctors of the Dark Side" and Panel Discussion on Doctors, Torture and Accountability

"Doctors of the Dark Side" documents the critical role of physicians and psychologists in the alleged torture of detainees in U.S. custody.

Panelists

  • M. Gregg Bloche, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center; Author, The Hippocratic Myth: Why Doctors Are Under Pressure to Ration Care, Practice Politics, and Compromise Their Promise to Heal
  • Martha Davis, Producer and Director, "Doctors of the Dark Side"
  • Kristine Huskey, Director, Anti-Torture Program, Physicians for Human Rights; Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Leonard Rubenstein, Visiting Scholar, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School for Public Health; former Executive Director and President, Physicians for Human Rights
  • Stephen Xenakis, U.S. Army Brigadier General (Ret.); Court-approved medical expert, Guantanamo Tribunals

Event Notes

The panelists will discuss the evidence that medical complicity and abusive practices continue, the controversy over doctor accountability for torture and the state legislation proposed to strengthen licensing oversight and its potential impact on the use of doctors to assist national security interrogations.

This event is sponsored by the Georgetown Law chapters of Human Rights Action and Amnesty International.

Media interested in attending should email mediarelations@law.georgetown.edu.

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