"...affecting the wise mind without their being aware if it."
|medical discoveries by consent or coercion?|
"...passivity or silent acquiescence on the part of the larger society allows the reality construction to spread into more and more spheres of political and social life until it is sufficiently anchored in law, custom and discourse to define what is right and wrong and what is permissible and what is not...."
Ronald D. Crelinsten ". The world of torture. A constructed reality. p.303. Theoretical Criminology .Sage Publications, London.2003.
- Article 2(2) of the Convention Against Torture, states that "No exceptional circumstances whatsoever, whether a state of war or threat of war, internal political instability public emergency may be invoked as justification of torture." The UN Convention Against Torture prohibits the use of torture under any circumstances.
- The UN Principles of Medical Ethics relevant to the Role of Health Personnel, particularly Physicians, in the Protection of Prisoners and Detainees against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UN 1982) applies specifically to medical and other health workers.
- Why does the United Nations consider forced psychiatric drugging as inhuman, torture?
- work in progress...