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Amicus Brief in Support of Prevention of Coercive Confinement in Domestic Incarceration

02/22/2010

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.

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Amicus Brief in Support of Adequate Health Care for Immigration Detainees and Asylum Seekers

07/19/2008

PHR and the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture filed an amicus brief allowing a class action lawsuit to proceed to challenge health conditions in an ICE detention facility.

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In Response to the NY Times Article on Inadequate Health Care in Detention Centers

05/05/2008

Frank Donaghue's letter to NY Times in response to the Times' exposé about the inadequate and defunct health care system in asylum and immigration detention centers.

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Letter from Asylum Network to Attorney General Mukasey Regarding Female Genital Cutting

03/06/2008

The US Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) recently ended a long-standing policy allowing asylum in the United States for women and girls subjected to the ritual of female genital cutting (FGC).

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PHR condemns forced sedation of detainees solely to facilitate deportation

01/28/2008

PHR condemns US policy encouraging forced sedation of immigration detainees with powerful psychotropic medication — solely to facilitate deportation...

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