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≪Organizer Abstract≫
Despite absolute prohibitions, some psychologists in the USA played a role in the abusive interrogation of detainees held in military internment camps, resulting in unprecedented negative publicity and causing serious reputation risk for psychological science and its applications.

In July 2015 the Independent Review Relating to APA Ethics Guidelines, National Security Interrogations, and Torture created a global furore, from its conclusions that senior APA representatives had colluded with the US Department of Defense in support of ethical guidance for military psychologists related to interrogations.

This interactive IUPsyS Presidential Symposium will consider transparent mechanisms for organizational decision-making internationally, to obviate any recrudescence of such flagrantly unethical conduct that impacts all of us. It will articulate the human rights foundation of psychology as a discipline to ensure that psychologists and psychology organizations uphold the highest ethical standards firmly grounded in human rights principles.
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