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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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PHR Comments on Landmine Treaty Announcement

06/27/2014

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), which shared the Nobel Peace Prize as a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, said today that the United States has made progress by committing not to produce additional anti-personnel mines, but criticized the government for falling short of signing the Mine Ban Treaty.

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PHR Welcomes Tomasz Malinowski’s Confirmation as Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

04/02/2014

PHR today welcomed the Senate confirmation of Tomasz Malinowski as U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, the government’s highest position solely dedicated to human rights.

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PHR Mourns the Death of Dr. Eyad El-Sarraj

12/19/2013

PHR mourns the loss of Dr. Eyad El-Sarraj, Palestinian human rights defender and respected psychiatrist, who died Wednesday at the age of 70.

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