Two PHR researchers report from Thailand that actions by anti-government protesters - who first blockaded and later forcibly entered and searched a major hospital in central Bangkok in April 2010 - were a gross violation of humanitarian principles.
Now, almost six months after the policy review, an honest accounting of the "benchmarks" for progress in Sudan suggests how much important work remains to be done if broader conflict is to be avoided.
This 9-page white paper, published March 17, 2010, on the eve of the US Special Envoy to Sudan's first twelve months in office, urges the US Envoy to address the urgent need of women and girls in Darfur through diplomatic efforts and the resources appropriated to the office for urgent peace and security interventions.
Bangladeshi authorities have waged an unprecedented campaign of arbitrary arrest, illegal expulsion, and forced internment against Burmese refugees. In this emergency report, PHR presents new data and documents dire conditions for these persecuted Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
PHR has done considerable research on the impact of psychological torture techniques used by US personnel on terrorist suspect detainees and has now applied that work in a new context: Domestic US incarceration and treatment of prisoners.