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Despite Aid Deliveries, Besieged Syrians in Madaya Starving to Death

07/12/2016

Civilians in Syria’s besieged town of Madaya are dying from malnutrition, starvation, and other preventable diseases, according to a new report published by PHR and the Syrian American Medical Society.

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Sebnem Korur Fincanci

PHR Calls for Immediate Release of Imprisoned Turkish Human Rights Leader

06/20/2016

PHR calls for the immediate, unconditional release of Şebnem Korur Fincancı, chair of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey and a forensic expert who has fought alongside PHR to end torture worldwide.

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Al-Bayan Clinic in Syria

Deadly Aleppo Airstrikes Damage Two Syrian Hospitals

06/08/2016

Airstrikes in Syria damaged two hospitals in opposition-controlled areas of Aleppo today, killing and wounding dozens. Working with information from its partners on the ground, PHR says both facilities are now out of service.

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In Conflict Zones Worldwide, Medical Facilities and Personnel in 19 Countries Are Under Relentless Attack

05/23/2016

In conflict zones around the world, health care workers and facilities are under relentless attack, according to a new report “No Protection, No Respect” from the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition.

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Force-feeding Tube at Guantanamo

Navy Nurse Who Refused to Force-Feed Guantanámo Detainees Restored to Full Duties

05/03/2016

U.S. Navy nurse who refused to force-feed Guantánamo Bay detainees had his security clearance reinstated and has been restored to full duties, ending a yearlong effort by the Pentagon to punish him for refusing to take part in an inhumane and unethical practice.

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