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Donna McKay at PHR Gala 2015

Soros and Mukwege Honored for Human Rights Work

04/29/2015

The philanthropist and financier George Soros and Dr. Denis Mukwege, a champion in the fight against rape as a weapon of war, were honored Tuesday evening for their contributions to the global struggle for human rights at a gala dinner hosted by PHR.

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Soros and Mukwege to Be Honored for Human Rights Work

04/14/2015

The philanthropist and financier George Soros and Dr. Denis Mukwege, a champion in the fight against rape as a weapon of war, will be honored by PHR for their contributions to the global struggle for human rights. The awards will be presented at a gala dinner in New York City on April 28, 2015.

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Mother and Son Displaced in Burma

Forced Displacement Leaves Burmese Families Living in Substandard Conditions, with Higher Rates of Hunger and Sickness

11/13/2014

The Burmese government violated international standards when forcibly displacing families from the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) by threatening many residents with court appearances and imprisonment, giving them inadequate compensation for land lost, and failing to provide training or other means of income to those who lost their jobs, according to a new report by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR).

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President Obama’s Burma Visit Offers Opportunity to Push for Improvement on Human Rights

11/10/2014

During his trip to Burma this week, President Obama should demand progress on a range of human rights issues, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) said today.

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Ebola - Crematorium in Liberia

International Community is Legally Obligated to Respond to Ebola Crisis

09/18/2014

PHR said today that an urgent response to the Ebola outbreak is not just an option, but a legal obligation, and outlined immediate actions states must take.

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