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Stop the Abuse of Immigrant Children in U.S. Custody

05/23/2018

PHR expresses concern over the ongoing abuse of unaccompanied immigrant children in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. New findings released today document systemic maltreatment of children entering the United States across its southern border.

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PHR Urges Respect for Children’s Rights as New Plans to Prosecute Undocumented Immigrants Are Announced

05/08/2018

PHR voices grave concern over an announcement today by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that the Justice Department will begin prosecuting everyone who crosses the southwest border into the United States and separating parents and children crossing the border – a policy change which characterizes those fleeing persecution as criminal offenders and parents bringing their children to safety as smugglers.

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Syria’s Government Exploits UN Aid System, Starving Civilians

03/14/2017

New PHR report shows Syrian government has created illusion of cooperation while ensuring the suffering of civilians

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Revised Immigration Order Continues to Punish Refugees and Asylum Seekers

03/06/2017

PHR condemns President Trump’s revised executive order on immigration, in particular its 120-day suspension of new refugee admissions.

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PHR Condemns Closure of Egyptian Anti-Torture Organization

02/10/2017

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today condemned the shuttering of Egypt’s premiere anti-torture organization and clinic, the El-Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence. On Thursday, Egyptian officials sealed the organization’s office doors after a protracted effort to halt its work.

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