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In October 2011, more than 120 representatives from Afghanistan's government and civil society joined members of the international community to discuss how Afghanistan can move from conflict to peace and stability. One of the first steps in the process of transitional justice involves using forensic science to create an accurate record of past atrocities.
In 2010, Physicians for Human Rights investigated alleged human rights violations in Burma's Chin State. Our report, "Life Under the Junta: Evidence of Crimes Against Humanity in Burma's Chin State", reveals extraordinary levels of state and military violence against civilian populations. PHR CEO Frank Donaghue discusses the report in this video.
Evidence of Human Subject Research and Experimentation in the "Enhanced" Interrogation Program.
For decades, the xenophobic military junta in Burma has refused to recognize the Rohingya, a distinct Muslim ethnic minority living in western Burma, as one of the country's many ethnic nationalities. As a result the Rohingya have suffered human rights violations, and a vast majority of them have been denied official recognition of citizenship. Panel discussion on the Rohingya, sponsored by the Open Society Institute and featuring PHR's Richard Sollom.
In the wake of a major New York Times story revealing new evidence that the Bush Administration impeded at least three federal investigations into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan in 2002, President Obama told CNN in an interview broadcast July 13th that having now learned about the allegations he has instructed his national security team to gather all the facts about the case for his review. It was PHR who first discovered evidence of these alleged war crimes.