Using science and medicine to stop human rights violations
Join PHR in advocating for persecuted health workers, for stopping torture, for the investigation of mass atrocities, and for bringing justice to ill-treated populations.
Help End the Persecution of the Rohingya in Burma
The Rohingya often considered the world's most persecuted people have been systematically targeted by the Burmese government. Take action now and protect the Rohingya in Burma.
Urge President Obama to Stop Force-Feeding of Hunger Strikers
Force-feeding can be a painful, degrading, and inhuman practice. Tell President Obama to end force-feeding once and for all.
Urge Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan to Stop Attacks on Emergency Medical Personnel
Join us in calling on Prime Minister Erdogan and the Turkish government to end the unnecessary and excessive use of force against peaceful protestors and attacks on independent medical personnel.
Call on Congress to Refer Syria to the International Criminal Court
We have the ability to help victims of violence in Syria get justice by encouraging the UN Security Council to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court.
Call on President Obama to End Indefinite Detention
President Obama must take immediate action and use his authority to transfer detainees who have been cleared for release at Guantánamo, and charge and try the rest in federal courts.
Demand Justice for Victims Of Mass Atrocities in Syria
Call on Congress to support action by the UN Security Council to refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Tell AG Holder: It's Time to Hold Torturers Accountable for Their Actions
Urge Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate the use of torture tactics against detainees in U.S. custody and punish the perpetrators.
Tell Congress: Help Stop Attacks on Doctors Now
Medical neutrality is one of PHR's core principles. Urge your Representative to support the Medical Neutrality Protection Act today.
Tell Congress: Support Peace and Human Rights Protections in DRC
Tell Congress: Support H. Res. 131: Concerning the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the need for international efforts toward long-term peace, stability, and observance of human rights.
Tell President Obama: Insist on an End to Violence Against Burmese Minorities.
When President Obama meets with Burma's President Thein Sein, Obama should insist on an end to violence against Burma's Muslim and other minority populations.
Tell President Obama: We Deserve the Truth About Torture
Urge President Obama to expedite the declassification of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA torture.
Tell Secretary Napolitano to Abolish Solitary Confinement
Urge Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to end the harmful use of solitary confinement in all immigration detention facilities.
2011 Medical Neutrality Act
The Medical Neutrality Protection Act of 2011 is a bipartisan bill largely drafted by PHR that makes the protection of medical professionals and access to medical services a global policy priority for the US government.
Tell Your Senator: Vote for Reductions in Immigration Detention
Contact your Senators and tell them that you want a sensible ICE budget that reduces our reliance on immigration detention.