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  Citizens Commission on Human Rights - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR; also sometimes known as the Citizens Committee on Human Rights) is an advocacy group established in 1969 by the Church of Scientology and Thomas Szasz.
CCHR considers doctors prescribing Ritalin or Prozac to a patient a human rights violation on par with the Holocaust.
Critics of Scientology have charged that CCHR is merely a "front group" for the Church and have pointed to internal Church documents that appear to describe CCHR's campaigns as a means of extending the influence of the Church of Scientology.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Citizens_Commission_on_Human_Rights   (1134 words)

  
 The Citizens Commission on Human Rights International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights investigates and exposes psychiatric violations of human rights.
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) was established in 1969 by the
CCHR is primarily concerned with psychiatry's fraudulent use of "diagnoses" that are not based on science or medical criteria.
www.fightforkids.com /mission_statement.htm   (394 words)

  
 Home - Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) was co-founded in 1969 by the Church of Scientology and Dr. Thomas Szasz, Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, to investigate and expose psychiatric violations of human rights.
CCHR has inspired and contributed to many hundreds of reforms by testifying before legislative hearings and conducting public hearings into psychiatric abuse.
Hundreds of authentic photos, artifacts and documents further expose psychiatric human rights abuses inside the museum.
www.cchr.org   (313 words)

  
 Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) - "human rights" group attacks health care professionals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights is tasked with being at the forefront of the attack on psychiatry by Scientology.
Technically the actions and rhetoric of CCHR against psychiatry are what one would see from a hate group; attributing negative outcomes to the group's actions or mere existence, professing intolerance and hostility toward the entire group, attributing great powers to the group, and seeking the eradication of the group.
Dennis Clarke was the long-time representative for the Citizens' Commission on Human Rights.
www.whyaretheydead.net /misc/essay_on_cchr.html   (4979 words)

  
 Charity.com: Citizens Commission on Human Rights
Charity.com: Citizens Commission on Human Rights : The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (“CCHR”) was established by the Church of Scientology as an independent body to investigate and expose psychiatric violations of human rights.
CCHR’s primary goal is to provide the general public with the facts they need for a better understanding of the social, medical, economic and legal effects of certain psychiatric practices and treatments.
CCHR’s objectives are to bring these matters to the attention of the public and relevant governmental entities and to encourage a more responsible approach to mental healing that respects the human and civil rights of all individuals concerned.
www.charity.com /charities/charity_listings/532.shtml   (262 words)

  
 About CCHR
CCHR was established by the Church of Scientology as an independent body to investigate and expose psychiatric violations of human rights and to clean up the field of mental healing.
CCHR has brought its message to the doorsteps of national and state legislatures, the United Nations, international councils, patients' rights groups and people and organizations from all walks of life.
CCHR is proud of the reforms it has brought about in its efforts to make human rights a fact.
www.psychcrime.org /about.htm   (529 words)

  
 What is CCHR? Cont.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) is a non-profit, public benefit organization dedicated to investigating and exposing psychiatric violations of human rights.
CCHR was founded in 1969 by the Church of Scientology and the internationally acclaimed author, Dr. Thomas Szasz, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at the State University of New York, Syracuse.
Today, 133 chapters strong in 34 countries, CCHR has established itself as a powerful human rights advocacy group and each year presents its Human Rights Awards to individuals who display exemplary courage in the worldwide fight for the restoration of basic human rights in the mental health area.
www.cchr.org /index.cfm/7555   (540 words)

  
 Citizens Commission on Human Rights
CCHR would not be such a problem if the Scientology links were made obvious, because this might make other people think twice about dealing with them.
CCHR is a Scientology front organisation which opposes all forms of psychiatric treatment including, but not limited to, medication, counselling, surgery, shock treatment and confinement.
I realise that you, the Citizens Commission on Human Rights and the Church of Scientology may be upset and offended by what I had to say, but they are only words.
www.ratbags.com /rsoles/comment/cchr.htm   (1851 words)

  
 What is CCHR? - Citizens Commission on Human Rights
A 10-year CCHR probe of the Chelmsford psychiatric hospital in Sydney, Australia, revealed that scores of patients had died due to “deep sleep” —a drug-induced comatose state during which electric shock was administered.
In South Africa in the 1970s, CCHR researchers discovered and made known to the world the presence of camps in which fl mental patients were detained and forced into slave labor in atrocious conditions, all for the profit of a private organization which absorbed about one third of the South African mental health budget.
CCHR = Citizens Commission on Human Rights was established by the Church of Scientology in 1969 to expose and eradicate psychiatric abuses of human rights.
www.freedommag.org /english/vol27I5/page06.htm   (838 words)

  
 What Is CCHR? - Citizens Commission on Human Rights
In 1969, the Church of Scientology established the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) to investigate and expose psychiatric violations of human rights and to clean up the field of mental healing.
Acknowledged by a special rapporteur in a report to the United Nations Human Rights Commission as “responsible for many great reforms” that protect people, CCHR has documented many thousands of individual cases that demonstrate that psychiatric drugs and other brutal psychiatric practices actually create insanity and cause violence.
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) has published a series of booklets which thoroughly document psychiatric harm, abuse, criminality and fraud in different zones of society.
www.freedommag.org /english/la/issue07/page04.htm   (351 words)

  
 Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Oregon home page
Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Oregon investigates and exposes psychiatric rights abuses, protecting Oregon patients and all Oregonians, protecting your freedom and your health.
CCHR was co-founded in 1969 by the Church of Scientology and Dr. Thomas Szasz, Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, to investigate and expose psychiatric violations of human rights.
CCHR is a non-profit, public benefit organization dedicated to investigating and exposing psychiatric violations of human rights.
www.cchroregon.org   (187 words)

  
 On Behalf of Human Rights - Freedom Magazine Published by Church of Scientology
stablished by the Church of Scientology to expose and eradicate psychiatric abuses of human rights, the Citizens Commission on Human Rights champions the rights of all peoples to be free of the unlawful and inhumane actions of criminal psychiatrists.
One of the first actions undertaken by CCHR after its formation was to obtain the release of a Hungarian refugee, Victor Gyory, who had been wrongfully and involuntarily committed to Haverford State Hospital in Philadelphia.
CCHR spurred similar inquiries into deep sleep in the Australian states of Victoria and Queensland, and in New Zealand.
www.freedomontheinternet.org /behalf.htm   (618 words)

  
 Citizens Commission on Human Rights Focusing the Light of Truth on Psychiatric Abuse
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights has published a series of booklets which thoroughly document psychiatric harm, abuse, criminality and fraud in different zones of society.
Prepared after years of research, these publications are available to all concerned citizens, and particularly those whose job it is to protect the general public, including leaders in government, religion, human rights organizations and news media all over the world.
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) was established in 1969 by the Church of Scientology as an independent body to investigate and expose psychiatric violations of human rights and to clean up the field of mental healing.
www.freedominclearwater.org /iss18/page16.htm   (502 words)

  
 News Desk of the New Criminologist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
If someone ran amok in the street, grabbing citizens because he disapproved of their behavior, locked them up in a house and submitted them to mind-altering drugs or the brutal torture of electric shock in efforts to change or nullify this behavior, there would be a public outcry.
Human rights can be measured by whether there is freedom from false accusations and from brutality and punishment without offense.
CCHR has an Advisory Board of professionals, including doctors and other medical specialists, lawyers and civil and human rights representatives who advise us in an official capacity.
www.newcriminologist.co.uk /news.asp?id=-1919147788   (4604 words)

  
 STANDING UP FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
The Church of Scientology and its parishioners are notably active advocates in the field of human rights.
A 10-year CCHR probe of the Chelmsford psychiatric hospital in Sydney, Australia, revealed that scores of patients had died due to “deep sleep”—a drug-induced comatose state during which electric shock was adminstered.
The National Commission on Law Enforcement and Social Justice (NCLE) was established by the Church in 1974 to guard against and correct abuses resulting from corruption in law enforcement and other governmental agencies that violate the United States Constitution or the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
www.scientologie.tm.fr /goodman/humanrit.htm   (1077 words)

  
 Mental Health Abuse
Through CCHR’s diligence, thousands of victims of abuse have been rescued; patients have regained their legal and civil rights; mental health acts around the world have prohibited the arbitrary use of electroshock treatment, psychosurgery and banned deep sleep (narcosis) treatment and insulin shock.
For many psychiatric victims, CCHR is their only hope, the one group willing to listen that will not attribute their very serious complaints to the “delusions” of “mental illness.” Through CCHR’s work, countless lives have been saved or salvaged from the personal degradation that follows in the wake of psychiatric treatment.
Citizens Commission on Human Rights, CCHR and the CCHR logo are trademarks and service marks owned by the Citizens Commission on Human Rights.
www.mental-health-abuse.org   (1306 words)

  
 Making Human Rights a Fact - Los Angeles - Freedom Magazine
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations in 1948, is arguably one of the most powerful tools for peace ever bestowed on mankind.
That same year, the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) was formed to investigate and expose psychiatric violations of human rights and to reform the mental health field.
Our cover article spotlights those who are championing a human rights cause very close to home, one that has made its way to legislative chambers in 12 states so far this year: the psychiatric drugging of school children.
www.freedominla.org /issue07/page01.htm   (413 words)

  
 Citizens Commission on Human Rights - CCHR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When CCHR began, it entered a world almost wholly ignorant of the nature, extent and effects of psychiatric practice and control.
CCHR is primarily concerned with psychiatry's use of "diagnoses" that are not based on science or medical criteria.
That is why CCHR is the only organization that actively fights against the harmful activities of psychiatrists.
www.psychassault.org /cchr.html   (857 words)

  
 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (abridged) - Freedom Magazine - Scientology in Los Angeles
What follows is an abridged version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (the full text of the Declaration is available in most libraries, from United Nations information centers in each capital city, and is on the United Nations Internet website at http://www.un.org) There are 30 basic rights and the Declaration explains each.
Every person has the right to travel freely within a country and to leave and return to his or her country.
All adults have the right to marry of their own free will and to found a family.
www.freedominla.org /issue07/page13.htm   (465 words)

  
 The Citizens Commission on Human Rights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights is an international organisation that fights psychiatric abuse.
Some of the things the CCHR has worked on include getting that hospital in Australia closed that was using deep sleep therapy on patients without their consent and so many people were dying or left permanently disabled because of this treatment.
The CCHR International Office also is concerned about the increasing tendency to label physical illnesses as psychological, thus depriving patients of treatments that would help and in some cases save lives.
freespace.virgin.net /david.axford/cchr.htm   (423 words)

  
 Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) - religious cults, sects and movements
Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) - religious cults, sects and movements
CCHR, the newspeak-named Citizen's Commission on Human Rights, run by a Scientologist by the name of Dennis Clarke.
CCHR's main purpose is clearing away the ''Psyches'' (mental health professionals; seen by Scientology as evil aliens from the fifth galactic invader force) to make way for Scientology's advance into society.
www.apologeticsindex.org /c119.html   (365 words)

  
 Psychiatry’s Claims of Childhood Disorders False and Unsubstantiated - Citizens Commission on Human Rights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
CCHR has published a new White Paper, summarizing the past year’s official warnings and providing recommendations to protect the public health from further harm.
Psychiatry’s drugs of choice for Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD), one of their invented “illnesses”, came under fire last month when Health Canada asked all the makers of drugs used for ADHD to submit data from all clinical trials and post-marketing reports by the end of 2005.
Brian Beaumont, President of the Vancouver chapter of the Citizens Commission on Human Rights stated, "The fact is, there is nothing in any medical or scientific literature that confirms the existence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
www.prleap.com /pr/16639   (472 words)

  
 Citizens Commission on Human Rights UK
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights United Kingdom is one of a number of CCHR’s established in 30 different countries all dedicated to the protection and promotion of human rights of mental and psychiatric patients.
At that time mental patients were a forgotten minority group, often kept in appalling conditions in institutions around the world, and denied the most basic of human rights.
Because of this, CCHR formulated a Mental Health Declaration of Human Rights that has served as its guide for mental health reform.
www.cchr.org.uk   (309 words)

  
 Human Rights Commission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The mission of the Vermont Human Rights Commission is to promote full civil and human rights in Vermont.
We envision the Commission as a dynamic leader in the pursuit of social justice.
The mandate of the Human Rights Commission is to protect the civil rights of all Vermonters.
www.hrc.state.vt.us   (210 words)

  
 WHAT IS THE CITIZENS COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS?
In 1969 the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) was formed as an arm of Scientology to expose what Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard considered the evils of psychiatry.
However, the CCHR’s anti-psychiatry message is spread widely and may well persuade people who genuinely need medical help to stop listening to their doctors or stop taking prescribed medications, even though the CCHR has no medical standing to support its claims.
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights attacks an entire profession with unsubstantiated allegations and is busy in Washington with Scientology’s celebrity spokespeople, promoting anti-psychiatry legislation and policies.
www.xenu.net /archive/infopack/12.htm   (1148 words)

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