In partership/conjunction with PHR and the HIV Medical Association, sixteen top US medical experts have written a letter to the Minister of Health in Iran urging the government to respect the basic human rights of Doctor Arash Alaei and his brother, Doctor Kamair Alaei, who were taken into custody by Iranian authorities in late June and are being held incommunicado.
Statement of Support for Dr. Binayak Sen's travel to Washington, DC, to receive the 2008 Jonathan Mann Award for Health and Human Rights...
This report examines the wars in the former Yugoslavia through the prism of medical neutrality. Hospitals and clinics in or near conflict zones were deliberately and often repeatedly attacked. Patients and medical staff were shot at by snipers, and, in at least one case, forcibly removed from hospital wards and summarily executed.
In 1993, the bloody conflict in Indian-controlled Kashmir was in its fourth year. Indian troops had embarked on a "catch and kill" campaign against Muslim militants, resulting in a sharp escalation of human rights abuses. PHR and Human Rights Watch provided comprehensive documentation of the consequences of India's abusive policy in Kashmir in this report.
One year after a bloodless coup toppled Thailand's government and the military took control, protestors staged a rally and demanded freedom. The government responded with violence. PHR's investigation revels the truth behind allegations of excessive force and violations of medical neutrality.