Physicians For Human Rights Senior Fellow Outlines 10 Reasons Health Professionals Should Oppose CIA Director Nominee

Physicians for Human Rights: 10 Reasons Health Professionals Should Oppose Gina Haspel as CIA Director
Sarah Dougherty, senior fellow for PHR’s U.S. Anti-Torture Program, discusses the nomination of Gina Haspel as CIA director and her alleged involvement in controversial interrogation techniques. Dougherty offers 10 reasons why Haspel should not be confirmed, writing, “Health professionals have long been in the vanguard of the international effort to eradicate torture and ill-treatment, and they play a leadership role in redressing the consequences of torture, providing medical, mental health, and other services to survivors of torture” (4/27).