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Wounded Bahraini Treated in Home

PHR Report Featured in Crucial NYT Article

New York Times
05/21/2012

For injured protesters, houses have replaced the country’s largest public hospital, the Salmaniya Medical Complex, a crucial site in the conflict between Bahrain’s ruling monarchy and its opponents since the beginning of a popular uprising in February 2011. Because of a heavy security presence at the hospital, protesters—or people fearful of being associated with Bahrain’s opposition—have been afraid to venture there for more than a year. That reluctance may be responsible for several deaths.

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Tank at College of Health Sciences, Salmaniya Medical Complex, Bahrain

Militarization of Bahraini Health System Causes Widespread Fear and Avoidance of Treatment

05/21/2012

The ongoing militarization of Bahrain’s public health system has negatively impacted the country’s citizens especially the sick and wounded, says a new PHR report. According to the report, over the past 14 months, the Government of Bahrain has denied a large segment of the population safe access to impartial medical care, resulting in widespread fear among civilians seeking medical treatment.

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Bahrain puts doctors on trial

Global Post
05/11/2012

Bahrain’s prosecution of some of its leading medical professionals epitomizes a disturbing sectarian chasm that must be addressed and breached, says PHR's Richard Sollom in a Global Post Op-Ed.

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Abdulhadi al-Khawaja

Retrial Ordered for 21 Defendants in Bahrain Including Hunger Striker Abdulhadi al-Khawaja

04/30/2012

Following news reports that leading Bahraini opposition activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja will be granted a retrial along with 20 other activists, PHR called for a fair and open trial for all. A Bahraini appeals court today ordered the retrial of the 21 detainees to take place in a civil court.

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Bahrain Formula 1 Protest

Bahrain’s Formula One Gala Not Going as Planned

New York Times
04/21/2012

A New York Times article on Bahrain's Formula One Race, includes a message from PHR that urges more public discussion of Bahrain's current political situation as the race goes forward.

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