Looking for Answers

17/7/15

Salam.

I hav no clue or excuse 2 give y i totally igmored this very important blog posted elsewhere by me on 12/7/15 wasnt published by me here.

I wud like 2 request the readers 2 read 1st Looking for  Answers (17/7/15) n then read all the blogs fm 6/7/15 & onwards.  Thnx.

Friday, 17 July 2015 – 30 Ramadan 1436 H

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‘US psychology agency colluded with govt torture program’

WASHINGTON — The US’s top psychology association colluded with the Pentagon and the CIA to devise ethical guidelines to support interrogation techniques used after the September 11 attacks that have since been labeled as torture, a report said Friday.
The American Psychological Association sought to “curry favor” with defense officials by issuing an ethics policy in line with government interrogation techniques post 9/11, such as waterboarding and sleep deprivation, the report commissioned by the body’s board found. The association colluded with several government agencies, including the Pentagon and the Central Intelligence Agency, to devise ethical guidelines for the interrogation program under former president George W. Bush, according to the 542-page review.
The government agencies “purportedly wanted permissive ethical guidelines so that their psychologists could continue to participate in harsh and abusive interrogation techniques being used by these agencies after the September 11 attacks,” the report said.
“APA’s principal motive in doing so was to align APA and curry favor with DoD (Department of Defense). There were two other important motives: to create a good public-relations response, and to keep the growth of psychology unrestrained in this area.”
The findings come after Democrats on the US Senate Intelligence Committee in December released a damning report detailing brutal previously unknown interrogation techniques, including beatings and rectal rehydration, used by the CIA on Al-Qaeda suspects post 9/11.
Responding to the findings, the APA said Friday it would review its policies and urge a ban on its psychologists from participating directly in interrogations.
“The organization’s intent was not to enable abusive interrogation techniques or contribute to violations of human rights, but that may have been the result,” said Nadine Kaslow, who led an independent review committee that commissioned the report.
“We profoundly regret, and apologize for, the behavior and the consequences that ensued.”
The independent review led by attorney David Hoffman of Sidley Austin law firm, was commissioned by APA’s board of directors and took seven months to complete.
The comprehensive report said that in 2005, the APA created a task force to review the association’s ethical guidelines that determined when its psychologists could participate in interrogations.
A subsequent report from the task force found there were no ethical violations of psychologists’ participation in the government’s “enhanced interrogation” program — which included techniques such as waterboarding, forced “stress positions” and sleep deprivation.
Critics cited in the report said the APA’s decisions “were intentionally made to help the government commit torture.”
The report found that the ethical guidelines “prioritized the protection of psychologists — even those who might have engaged in unethical behavior — above the protection of the public.”
The review also found that two former APA presidents sat on CIA advisory committees, and one of them told the intelligence agency he did not think that sleep deprivation constituted torture. — AFP
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Munir Chowdhury
us govt n am psychologists agency colluding in torture schemes on f____n foreigners. but the whole truth that the torture pgms r extended unjustifiedly n wrecklessly on Muslims all over the world thru so called “science” which r nothing but dangerous n conxiousless sorcery acts of an evil govt – both parties. inshallah America n its allies will b tried n punished for carrying on n hiding their anti humanity evil acts, probably the most cruel n large pgm ever in the human race!
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Salam. Ex country treasurer of Citibank, NA. Not a full time blogger but a reflector of life and truth. I only write that is true, humane and within the decency limits mentioned in the Quran and Hadids (seometimes violated for the sake of upholding decency by exposing nudity, indecency & pornos which are being made cheaply, widely and indiscreamenently available to all). Well let me elaborate a little more why I have mashallah taken up writing. Just start reading my blogs and soon inshallah (Allah willing) you will learn something u won't regret. You will understand what I am trying is to eradicate the ignorance - mostly imposed by the western govts to mislead us, mostly Muslims. Why? In order to inflict prejudice and hatred in your mind. That creates opportunity for them to falsify the truth against Muslims and their religion Islam. They don't care for u bcoz these r mostly some power loving, wisdomless, wreckless, irresponsible, evil worshiping bigots, power hungry liars. There is another aspect of my life that I, from time to time, share evidences with the public my unfortunate job related exposure to the modern times largest, most sophisticated, merciless, non muslim religious fundamentalists terrorists plots under the protection and sympathy of their governments. These two combinedly are the caues for 9/11 and after that many more major terrorists acts throughout the world. They generally use sorcery to set these terrorist acts in special venues, with underlying days/ dates and occasions so that apparently Muslims are doubted and blamed. Purpose is to create hatred against the last and only true religion left in the world, Islam. I will inshallah, although under most evil ways used to design through complex, difficult, intimidating and hostile situations surrounding me, continue on with my efforts to share the evidences and expose the hypocrits and lying crook perpetrators till they are brought to justice. Truth inshallah will come out sooner rather than later and the unholy bizness of generally portraying muslims as terrorists will stop once and for all. Munir Chowdhury My Bio: http://wp.me/P631px-n8 https://www.blogger.com/profile/06605542118879859294 PS: I have been advised by my well wishers that all machine readable infos on my passport were in the interim linked to the so called terrorists database. So that in any foreign port I enter, instead of trump, netaneyahu, modi and boris the poven criminals (even knowingly, the presses and government attorneys offices of these countries, which are probably bought with their illegally earned mega monies, are not investigating them). So that instead I can be falsely charged and taken away being probably the only living and willing witness of these barbaric beasts, can never be traced again. These four with the listed bankers wherever traced should be grabbed by their forlocks to face justice in front of the world that they want to destroy. My website: https://www.munirchowdhury.blog

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