Organizations and Websites
American Civil Liberties Union
The ACLU works daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.
Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights for all.
Center for Constitutional Rights
The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The Center for Justice & Accountability
CJA is an international human rights organization dedicated to ending torture and other severe human rights abuses around the world and advancing the rights of survivors to seek truth, justice and redress.
The Center for Victims of Torture
CVT works to heal the wounds of torture on individuals, their families and their communities and to stop torture worldwide.
Detainee Interrogations, Physicians, & Psychologists
This webpage from Dr. Kenneth Pope’s website provides citations of over 250 articles, books, and chapters addressing the ongoing torture controversy.
Human Rights First
Human Rights First protects people at risk: refugees who flee persecution, victims of crimes against humanity or other mass human rights violations, victims of discrimination, those whose rights are eroded in the name of national security, and human rights advocates who are targeted for defending the rights of others.
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, HRW gives voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes.
International Committee of the Red Cross
ICRC is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and armed violence.
International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims
The International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT) is an independent, international health professional organisation that promotes and supports the rehabilitation of torture victims and works for the prevention of torture worldwide.
International Society for Military Ethics
ISME is an organization of U.S. and international military professionals, academics, and others formed to discuss ethical issues relevant to the military.
National Religious Campaign Against Torture
NRCAT is a membership organization committed to ending U.S.-sponsored and U.S.-enabled torture, and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. Members include national denominations and faith groups, regional organizations and congregations.
Network of Concerned Anthropologists
An independent ad hoc network of anthropologists seeking to promote an ethical anthropology. NCA struggles against the Human Terrain System, in which anthropologists have been recruited to assist with counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Physicians for Human Rights
Physicians for Human Rights mobilizes health professionals to advance health, dignity, and justice and promotes the right to health for all. Harnessing the specialized skills, rigor, and passion of doctors, nurses, public health specialists, and scientists, PHR investigates human rights abuses and works to stop them.
Project on Ethics and Art in Testimony
PEAT-Intel advances the ethics of intelligence and weapons development through social science research, testimony & creative arts.
Psychologists for an Ethical APA
The Psychologists for an Ethical APA and WithholdAPAdues website and listserv were created by psychologists who had decided to withhold their dues from the American Psychological Association in protest over the APA's policy regarding psychologists' involvement in interrogations and detention centers.
Psychologists for Social Responsibility
PsySR is an independent, non-profit organization that applies psychological knowledge and expertise to promote peace, social justice, human rights, and sustainability.
Psychology and Military Intelligence Casebook
on Interrogation Ethics
Through case studies, PMIC seeks to illuminate the historical, institutional, and career contexts of participating psychologists; develop moral clarity at the interface of psychological ethics and military ethics; and propose practices to support moral conduct in psychologists’ collaboration with intelligence professionals.
Survivors International is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing essential psychological and medical services to survivors of torture who have fled from around the world to the San Francisco Bay Area.
Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International
TASSC is an organization founded by and for torture survivors. It’s mission is to end the practice of torture wherever it occurs and to empower survivors, their families and communities wherever they are.
United Nations Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) represents the world's commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. The OHCHR has a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights.
Withhold APA Dues
The WithholdAPAdues and Psychologists for an Ethical APA website and listserv were created by psychologists who had decided to withhold their dues from the American Psychological Association in protest over the APA's policy regarding psychologists' involvement in interrogations and detention centers.