Public Health and Social Jusitce

Human Subject Experimentation, Torture, Hunger Strikes

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Note: See also “Pharmaceutical Industry” and “Research and Industry” pages

Slide show:

*human subject experimentation – nazis – present
Slide show on human subject experimentation in the 20th Century, emphasizing WW II Germany and Japan

Torture Survivors – Screening, Assessment, and Referral – Steve Miles
Comprehensive overview from Dr Steve Miles

Articles:

Human rights abuses, transparency, impunity and the web – Miles
Article by Dr Steve Miles about using the World Wide Web to combat the human rights abuses of the “War on Terror”

Physicians and Hunger Strikes – Miles
Article by Dr Steve Miles analyzing the Turkish experience and debate about physician ethics during prison hunger strikes

Punishing physicians who torture – a work in progress – Miles
Article by Dr Steve Miles about the role of medical associations in punishing physicians who commit crimes against humanity

Physicians Who Have Been Punished for Torture – Steve Miles
Database from Dr Steve Miles

Uppsala Code of Ethics for Scientists
Gustafsson, Ryden, Tibell, and Wallensteen, J Peace Research, 1984

External Links:

Beneath the Blindfold (award-winning film about torture survivors): http://beneaththeblindfold.com/

US Holocaust Memorial Museum: http://www.ushmm.org/

US Military Medicine in War on Terror Prisons Database: http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/OathBetrayed/index.html

See also Human Rights Organizations on External Links page.