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UN Security Council Calls for End to Attacks on Doctors, Hospitals

05/03/2016

The United Nations Security Council today unanimously adopted a resolution calling for an end to attacks on health care workers and facilities.PHR, which advocates for the protection of medical facilities and health workers worldwide, welcomes today’s vote, reaffirming that deliberately attacking hospitals and doctors is a war crime.

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Physicians for Human Rights Responds to Kunduz Hospital Airstrike Report

04/29/2016

The Defense Department today released the redacted report of its internal investigation into the U.S. military airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Since the attack last October, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has been pressing the White House and the Pentagon to consider a criminal inquiry in accordance with the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

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Hospital in Aleppo

Airstrike on Syrian Hospital Kills Dozens, Including Patients and Doctors

04/28/2016

An overnight airstrike on a Syrian hospital in Aleppo killed dozens of civilians, patients, and doctors, including one of the last pediatricians working in the area. PHR is appalled by such a brazen attack on health care workers, patients, and facilities.

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Physicians for Human Rights Honors Syrian Doctors, Two Philanthropists for Their Work

04/20/2016

Two Syrian doctors and the philanthropists Ayman and Sawsan Asfari were honored Monday evening, April 18, for their work supporting the people of Syria at a gala hosted by PHR in New York.

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PHR Finds Syrian Government Shelled Hospital, Violated Ceasefire Agreement

04/01/2016

Syrian government attacks this week damaged and closed a hospital near the Turkish border, according to researchers at PHR.

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