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Post-election Violence in Kenya

‘Someone banged on my door’: 7 years after election rapes, justice still missing for Kenya survivors

10/26/2015

Following the elections in late 2007, Kenya endured significant atrocities, including murder, ethnic cleansing, and rape... years after that violent crisis, women are still seeking justice.

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Gitmo Detainees Behind A Fence

An $81 Million Betrayal of Medical Ethics

10/14/2015

Psychologists James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen designed and implemented a torture program for the CIA for more than $1 million each, $5 million in indemnity against legal liability, and $81 million for the firm they established - Mitchell, Jessen, & Associates.

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Dr. Khaled Kandil

In Memoriam: Dr. Khaled Kandil

10/14/2015

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to see Dr. Khaled Kandil receive an award from the Syrian American Medical Society at their annual conference in Gaziantep, Turkey. He was being honored for establishing the dialysis center at Bab al-Hawa Hospital – one of the few remaining treatment centers in the opposition-held territories in Syria.

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Wounded in Kunduz Hospital Attack

It’s About Civilian Protection

10/07/2015

Even in a world inured to violence, the U.S. airstrike on a Doctors without Borders (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, which killed both staff and patients, was shocking.

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From Inevitable to Preventable: A Survivor-Centered Approach to Sexual Violence

10/07/2015

In both conflict and non-conflict scenarios, women face a daily risk of assaults at home, in the workplace, on the street, and even in college dorms. In addition, victim blaming and other negative responses from first responders is commonplace, leading to underreporting of these crimes.

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