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.
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 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 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.
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: 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: We Deserve the Truth About Torture
Urge President Obama to expedite the declassification of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA torture.
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 President Obama: Free Gitmo Detainees Cleared for Release
Urge the President to immediately repatriate those Guantánamo detainees who have been cleared for release, review the status of other detainees, and address hunger strikers in a way that respects the detainees' autonomy.
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.