Health care professionals assume a duty to do no harm.
Debate on this ethical obligation and its consequences has emerged in response to reports of the roles that health professionals have played in the interrogation of detainees taken into U.S. custody since 9/11.
Do No Harm? Intelligence Ethics, Health Professionals, and the Torture Debate, a collaboration between the International Human Rights Law Clinic, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law and the Center for Justice and Accountability, offers a variety of resources to help the public explore this issue and join a national debate about medical ethics and torture.
Audio interviews with expert psychologists discuss the history and impact of “enhanced interrogation techniques” including on the future role of their profession.
Topical background materials examine accountability of health care professionals who may be complicit in torture.