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Issue Brief: Attacks on Health in Syria

02/06/2018

PHR’s issue brief highlights the need for a comprehensive U.S. strategy for Syria that prioritizes civilian protection and welfare as attacks on health and human suffering continue unabated. PHR encourages Congress to call on the Trump administration to deliver on these crucial elements.

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Issue Brief: Attacks on Health in Syria

01/10/2018

At a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on January 11, 2018, Senators will examine U.S. policy in Syria. PHR’s issue brief highlights the need for a comprehensive U.S. strategy for Syria that prioritizes civilian protection and welfare as attacks on health and human suffering continue unabated.

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Medical Neutrality and the Right to Health

05/04/2017

Medical neutrality requires: 1. the protection of medical personnel, patients, facilities, and transport from attack or interference; 2. unhindered access to medical care and treatment; and 3. nondiscriminatory treatment of the sick and injured.1

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PHR Urges Trump to Reject Torture

01/27/2017

PHR joins human rights groups in urging U.S. President Donald Trump to refrain from any executive action that would revive the use of torture or any other abusive interrogation or detention techniques.

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PHR Supports Aleppo Doctors’ Plea for Safe Evacuation of Civilians

12/13/2016

As Syrian government forces and their allied militias close in on eastern Aleppo city, PHR supports the lifesaving appeal by Syrian relief and medical organizations on the ground inside the besieged city.

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