This fact sheet gives an overview of the medical ethics of force-feeding, the U.S. government's response to hunger strikers, and PHR's recommendations to the Obama administration.
In this report, PHR documents the Turkish government's unnecessary and excessive use of force and attacks on medical personnel in response to the peaceful protests that began in May 2013.
PHR Endorses Statement of International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict on the Attack Against Dr. Denis Mukwege
Physicians for Human Rights, a founding Advisory Committee member of the International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict, strongly endorses the statement the Campaign released today following the violent attack last week on our esteemed colleague Dr. Denis Mukwege in Bukavu, DRC.
Two Senators and 22 Representatives jointly signed a letter to the King of Bahrain today, calling on him to pardon eight medical professionals convicted for providing medical care to injured protesters.
The US Administration should support fundamental freedoms in Bahrain and join 27 member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council in signing a principled statement regarding the ongoing human rights violations in Bahrain.