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World-Renowned HIV/AIDS Doctors Arrive in US

10/22/2011

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today announced the arrival of prominent Iranian AIDS doctors Arash Alaei and Kamiar Alaei in the US following 3 years in prison in Tehran. During their imprisonment, PHR spearheaded a 3-year international campaign which called for their release and engaged hundreds of leading AIDS experts, virologists and health organizations. In late 2010, Dr. Kamiar Alaei was released and Dr. Arash Alaei was released last month.

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PHR Announces Global Day of Action for Dr. Arash Alaei

07/19/2011

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today announced a Global Day of Action for Dr. Arash Alaei during which health professionals, scientists and concerned citizens will appeal to the Iranian authorities for the immediate release of the internationally renowned HIV/AIDS doctor. During today’s Global Day of Action, PHR and its supporters will engage in a social media and viral campaign to call for the release of Dr. Arash Alaei from Iranian prison.

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Hans Hogrefe to be Honored for Contributions to Human Rights

07/11/2011

Hans Hogrefe, PHR’s Chief Policy Officer and Washington Director, will be honored by the Stewart Mott Foundation and the Open Society Foundation for his contributions to human rights.

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Congratulations to World-Renowned HIV/AIDS Doctors Alaei on Receipt of Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights

06/16/2011

PHR congratulates prominent Iranian AIDS doctors Kamiar and Arash Alaei on their receipt of the Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights, and continues to call for the release of Arash from the Evin prison in Iran.

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Two Years Too Long: Iranian AIDS Doctors Arash and Kamiar Alaei Still in Prison

07/16/2010

(Vienna, Austria)— As the 18th International AIDS Conference begins in Vienna, Austria, two prominent international voices remained silenced...

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