PHR mourns the loss of Dr. Eyad El-Sarraj, Palestinian human rights defender and respected psychiatrist, who died Wednesday at the age of 70.
On Human Rights Day, PHR highlighted the need for the U.S. government to address several pressing issues in order to protect fundamental freedoms and promote the United States’ position as a beacon for human rights.
Physicians for Human Rights today expressed sadness over the loss of former South African leader Nelson Mandela, who passed away today at age 95.
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PHR today marked International Justice Day by joining other human rights organizations in calling for an end to impunity for perpetrators of the world’s most serious crimes. International Justice Day commemorates July 17, 1998, the day the international community adopted the Rome Statute, which led to the establishment of the International Criminal Court (ICC).