US psychologists limit roles in torture of military prisoners

Info Document Actions Print this A French news service describes the vote of American Psychological Association on Sunday, 19 August 2007, about participation by psychologists in interrogation of prisoners. US psychologists limit roles in torture of military prisoners Date Published: Aug 19, 2007 03:00 AM Source: AFP News Brief The American Psychological Association on Sunday…

Your father’s Soviet Union

Info Document Actions Print this The Chicago Tribune editorial board calls for freeing Larisa Arap, and criticizes coerced psychiatry… in Russia. It’s laudable for the Chicago Tribune and American Psychiatric Association speak out against psychiatric institutionalization and forced psychiatric drugging. It would be helpful if USA media and psychiatric organizations would speak out against the…

Russia: Activist Sent To Psychiatric Unit After Exposing Health Facilities

Info Document Actions Print this An early article by RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty with basic info about lock-up of journalist/activist Larisa Arap in a Russian psychiatric institution. Russia: Activist Sent To Psychiatric Unit After Exposing Health Facilities Date Published: Aug 02, 2007 03:00 AM Author: Chloe Arnold Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty MOSCOW,August 2, 2007 (RFE/RL) — An opposition activist has…

Russia: Is Coercive Psychology Staging A Comeback?

Info Document Actions Print this An article by RadioFree Europe/RadioLiberty about Russian journalist Larisa Arap who is receiving involuntary psychiatric drugging in a Russian psychiatric institution. Russia: Is Coercive Psychology Staging A Comeback? Date Published: Aug 17, 2007 03:00 AM Author: Svetlana Volskaya and Olga Vakhonicheva Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty (RFE/RL) — It has been more than…

The story of Mad Pride 2007 Events

Your brief background and ‘frequently asked questions’ about Mad Pride events in 2007, from the MindFreedom Mad Pride Chair, Krista Erickson. For news reports, photo, video and a directory of known Mad Pride 2007 events from Africa to Canada… click here. Background on Mad Pride ’07 by Krista Erickson, chair, MFI Mad Pride Chair A…

Help wanted in MFI office

Office worker paid part time position is open in MindFreedom’s Eugene, Oregon, USA office. MindFreedom International HELP WANTED OFFICE WORKER for human rights activist nonprofit MindFreedom International in downtown Eugene. Part-time. Paid position. Not your “normal” job! Required: Macintosh-friendly, computer proficiency, one year paid office experience, detail-oriented, hard working, superb communication skills, positive attitude, long-term…

Mad Minutes One

Info Mad Minutes One The First Mad Minutes. Want to sumbit your own Mad Minutes? Get a friend to interview you asking three simple questions. What Have You Survived? What Would You Have Rather Experienced? And then your name, location and say “Mad Pride!”. To view this content the following requirements must be fulfilled: Adobe…