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PSOT speaks out against the use of torture, inhuman treatment, and cruel and unusual punishment. We build networks to advocate for humane policies and to bring clinician's voices to the forefront of the debate on U.S. policies and practices regarding torture and the indefinite detention of migrants.
PSOT Advocacy Includes:
  • Testimonies at congressional hearings, including the Congressional Human Rights Caucus, House Immigration Sub-Committee, and U.S. Senate Intelligence Community

  • Advocacy for group-breaking legislation proposed in New York State banning medical participation in torture

  • Attendance at national and international meetings and conference

  • Research and author publications in leading journals

  • Promotion of awareness through social and traditional media

  • Collaboration with international agencies and other oversight/investigative bodies

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