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House Republicans Set the Wrong Priorities for Immigration Detention


The House Appropriations Committee reverses sensible changes in immigration detention policy in the Obama Administration's budget and allocates over half of ICE's budget for detention and removal.

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Sondra Crosby, MD

A Doctor's Response to Torture


In the recent volume of the Annals of Internal Medicine, Dr. Sondra Crosby—a PHR volunteer physician—describes her experience treating a former Guantánamo detainee who she calls “Rashid.” Rashid is a survivor of US torture.

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Banning Indefinite Detention of Americans


Last week, the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on the proposed Bill “Due Process Guarantee Act of 2011.” The draft Bill would prohibit the indefinite detention of US citizens and permanent residents without charge or trial carried out on the basis of military force or a declaration of war, “unless an Act of Congress expressly authorizes such detention.”

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Register Now for PHR's Next Asylum Network Trainings


Calling all health professionals! The Asylum Program at PHR will be hosting a basic training for health professionals interested in conducting physical and psychological evaluations for survivors of human rights abuses.

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Human Rights Groups Release Torture Accountability Report


Last week, Human Rights USA (HRUSA) and the International Human Rights Clinic at Washington College of Law, American University released their much-awaited report, “Indefensible: A Reference for Prosecuting Torture and Other Felonies.”

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