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Latest PsySR News

  • PsySR has issued a statement in support of crucial post-Hoffman reform efforts at the American Psychological Association.Read the Statement »

  • PsySR has issued a statement on the connection between issues of racial injustice in the U.S. criminal justice system and torture and other human rights concerns.Read the Statement »

  • In coalition with other groups, PsySR has presented APA leaders with a set of preliminary recommendations related to human rights and psychological ethics in national security settings.Read the Recommendations »

  • PsySR has sent a letter to the Prime Minister of Turkey protesting mistreatment of scholars advocating for peace and negotiations. Read the Letter »

  • PsySR has sent a letter to the APA Board calling for changes to the Association's interim CEO search process. Read the Letter »

  • PsySR has issued a statement supporting the Iran Nuclear Deal currently under consideration in Congress. Read the Statement »

  • PsySR President Yosef Brody has published a letter in The New Yorker explaining why, despite assurances by US leaders that it has ended, authorization for torture continues under President Obama. Read the Letter »

  • PsySR has issued a statement in response to the release of the Hoffman Report on APA collusion. Read the Statement »

  • PsySR has issued a statement calling for accountability and reform in response to new revelations of APA-CIA collusion. Read the Statement »

  • PsySR President Yosef Brody's letter about the American Psychological Association's reported support for the CIA's torturous interrogation program has been published in the New York Times. Read the Letter »

  • PsySR's President Yosef Brody has issued a statement in response to the release of the executive summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA torture. Read the Statement »

  • PsySR has issued a statement expressing sympathy and support for those saddened and outraged by recent events in Ferguson, Missouri. Read the Statement »

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