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The American Psychological Association considered a proposal
to ban participation in military interrogations.
Specifically, APA members would have been prohibited from
assisting in interrogations “in which detainees are deprived of
adequate protection of their human rights.”
The APA national meeting is being held in San Fransisco this year.
In a session 19 August 2007, they chose not to ban
all participation. Instead, they adopted a substitute motion.
Motion #3 reaffirms their opposition to torture.
However, it stops short of the restrictive measures that href="http://www.ethicalapa.com/">some href="http://physiciansforhumanrights.org/library/letter-2007-08-06.html">medical
had called for.