PHR calls on the Kingdom of Bahrain to ensure that all court proceedings adhere to international legal standards and remain open to observers.
PHR Participates in Civil Society Consultation in Preparation for the US Review before the Committee Against Torture
Hans Hogrefe, PHR’s Chief Policy Officer, shared with the State Department detailed information about PHR’s work related to its Campaign Against Torture, including the problems facing women in immigration detention, the involvement of medical professionals in interrogations, and the importance of training medical professionals to recognize and document instances of torture and related abuse.
Please join PHR for an event, Accountability Today: Preventing Torture Tomorrow, on June 1, 2011 in recognition of Torture Awareness Month.
Physicians for Human Rights Joins 25 Groups and Individuals in Calling for Inspector General Investigation into Extraordinary Rendition
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) joined 20 other organizations and five individuals in urging the Department of Justice to refer the Administration's use of extraordinary rendition to the Inspectors General of the Defense Department, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of Justice, and any other department involved in allegations of abuse relating to extraordinary rendition.
Today PHR's Richard Sollom testified on Capitol Hill before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in order to highlight the Bahraini government's recent violations of human rights amid pro-democracy protests in the island Arab kingdom.