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Boston University School of Public Health Dean’s Symposium Tackles Health Rights of Prisoners, the Public

April 11, 2016 – Last week, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez joined Dainius Pūras, Special Rapporteur on the right to health, at Boston University’s School of Public Health quarterly Dean’s Symposium to address Public Health and Human Rights.  Professor Méndez applauded the 2015 US Senate Intelligence Committee report, which was highly critical of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Rendition, Detention and Interrogation program, but called on the United States to go a step further by releasing the entire report and prosecuting those responsible. To find out more, click here.