Military Ethics


Psychologists criticised in CIA torture report

Michael Cook | 14 December 2014 | Comments
tags: 911, human rights, military ethics, torture
Two psychologists contracted by the CIA to create enhanced interrogation techniques for al-Qaeda detainees have come under fire for violating human rights and medical ethics.

Hospitals and medical personnel targeted in Syrian conflict

Michael Cook | 21 September 2013 | Comments
tags: military ethics, protecting doctors, Syria
Civilian medical care for is being targeted in Syria’s civil war.

UK doctor struck off for failing to protect Iraqi detainees

Michael Cook | 07 February 2013 | Comments
tags: military ethics, torture
A British Army doctor was deregistered in the UK in December for failing to treat an Iraqi man who had been tortured by British troops and for failing to protect vulnerable detainees.

Bourne gets enhanced!

Michael Cook | 02 August 2012 | Comments
tags: enhancement, films, military ethics
Hollywood takes a definitive look at genetic enhancement in the latest instalment in the Bourne series, The Bourne Legacy – to be released next week.
 
 Search BioEdge

 Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter
rss Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed

 Recent Posts
Animal welfare abuses exposed at Nebraska research farm
24 Jan 2015
“Virginity tests” unethical, says South African physician
24 Jan 2015
UK scientists call for debate on designer babies
24 Jan 2015
The ethics of skin colour stereotypes
24 Jan 2015
Physician assisted death versus palliative care
24 Jan 2015

 Archive
Jan 2015 | Dec 2014 | Nov 2014 | more >>

 Best of the web