topbar

Tag Archives | Citizens Commission on Human Rights

Human Rights Group Marches in Protest to Demand RANZCP End Dangerous Coercive Psychiatric Practices as Advised by the World Health Organization and the UN

CANBERRA, Australia, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 23, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scores of protesters marched on the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) Annual Congress in Canberra to demand it end its support of electroshock treatment, psychiatric restraints, forced drugging, and involuntary detainment. The protest was organized by Citizens Commission on […]

Continue Reading

Mental Health Awareness Month: Exhibit Raises Awareness of the Danger of Electroshock and Other Harmful Psychiatric Practices

NEW YORK, N.Y., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Those seeking help, beware, warns Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a mental health industry watchdog. For Mental Health Awareness Month, the group marched through the streets of New York to raise awareness about coercive mental health practices including forced institutionalization and […]

Continue Reading

Protect Yourself and Your Family: Visit ‘Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit’ in New York. Learn the Facts and Fight Back

NEW YORK, N.Y., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit,” open now through May 9 at 37 Union Square West in Manhattan, is not for the faint of heart. But it provides vital information to avoid or survive coercive psychiatric practices that infringe against human rights. […]

Continue Reading

Human Rights Group Demands the American Psychiatric Association Ban ECT and End All Harmful and Coercive Practices

NEW YORK, N.Y. and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Midtown Manhattan reverberated with angry voices chanting “Stop the Torture-Ban ECT” as a phalanx of protesters from Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) made their way from Times Square to the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) at Jacob Javits […]

Continue Reading

Citizens Commission on Human Rights Demands the European Psychiatric Association Bring an End to Coercive Psychiatry

BUDAPEST, Hungary, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the aftermath of the UN and World Health Organization guidance directing that psychiatry cease its coercive practices in the field of mental health, the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) Congress in Budapest in April 2024 attempted damage control. Their arrival sparked protest: a […]

Continue Reading

Citizens Commission on Human Rights Exhibit in South African Township Exposes Racism and Abuse in the Psychiatric Industry

DIEPSLOOT, South Africa, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Citizens Commission on Human Rights South Africa brought the Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit to Diepsloot, a densely populated township in Gauteng, South Africa. The exhibit, held April 19 to 26, educated officials, business owners, members of African royalty and residents […]

Continue Reading

Los Angeles Deserves to Know the Hidden Source of So Many of the City’s Problems: Find Out at the Citizens Commission on Human Rights ‘Psychiatry an Industry of Death Exhibit’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 22, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s no accident that while prescriptions for psychiatric medications have soared, the Los Angeles suicide rate has risen 40 percent since the year 2000 while the county’s mental health budget, at nearly $3 billion and rising, is the largest in the United States. Ever wonder why? […]

Continue Reading

Protestors at the American College of Psychiatrists Convention in New Orleans Demand an End to Electroshock: It is Not Therapy, it is Torture, They Say

NEW ORLEANS, La., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 28, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Protesters demonstrated outside the American College of Psychiatrists Convention at the Marriott New Orleans last week, demanding psychiatrists immediately cease using ECT (electroconvulsive treatment). Some 100,000 Americans are subjected to ECT every year, making its use a multibillion-dollar industry. Citizens Commission on […]

Continue Reading

Protestors at the American College of Psychiatrists Convention in New Orleans Demand an End to Electroshock: It is Not Therapy, it is Torture, They Say

NEW ORLEANS, La., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 28, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Protesters demonstrated outside the American College of Psychiatrists Convention at the Marriott New Orleans last week, demanding psychiatrists immediately cease using ECT (electroconvulsive treatment). Some 100,000 Americans are subjected to ECT every year, making its use a multibillion-dollar industry. Citizens Commission on […]

Continue Reading

‘Stop Stigmatizing Children for Normal Childhood Behavior’ Says Citizen’s Commission on Human Rights Executive Director for the UK

LONDON, England and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Psychiatrists have been editing childhood and adolescence out of existence,” said Brian Daniels, Executive Director of Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) for the UK, in an open letter written for Children’s Mental Health Week. CCHR is a mental health watchdog founded in […]

Continue Reading

Citizens Commission on Human Rights is More Determined Than Ever to End Coercive Psychiatric Practices

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 26, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a nonprofit charitable mental health watchdog organization established in 1969 by the Church of Scientology, is determined to see to the immediate and full implementation of the UN and WHO direction to end psychiatric human rights abuse.

Continue Reading

CCHR Demands Psychiatrists Immediately End Cruel and Harmful Practices in the Name of Mental Health

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and VIENNA, Austria, Nov. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) convened its annual congress in Vienna, hundreds of activists from Citizens Commission on Human Rights Austria and chapters across Europe marched through the streets, insisting psychiatrists immediately cease their use of ECT (electroconvulsive treatment) and all coercive […]

Continue Reading

CCHR Florida: A 2023 Platinum Award Finalist for its Campaign to Protect Families

CLEARWATER, Fla. and LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After winning the PRNEWS Platinum Award for Government Relations in 2022, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) Florida is once again a finalist for 2023. Learn about CCHR Florida President Diane Stein and the battle she leads to prevent coercive psychiatry from harming Florida families. Watch […]

Continue Reading

Scientology Network Features Rev. Fred Shaw on Psychiatry’s Abuse of the African-American Community

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — An episode of “Voices for Humanity” on the Scientology Network documents the work of Rev. Fred Shaw, international spokesperson for Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) and vice president of the Inglewood/South Bay chapter of NAACP. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Scientology Network Features Rev. Fred Shaw on Psychiatry’s […]

Continue Reading

Powered by WordPress. Designed by WooThemes