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PHR Honors Turkish Human Rights Defender, British Publisher and Philanthropist


Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) honored Turkish human rights defender Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı and philanthropist and publisher Sigrid Rausing at the organization’s gala in New York City last night. PHR also used the occasion to announce an $8 million challenge gift from the Open Society Foundations and the launch of a $24 million fundraising campaign. George Soros, founder and chairman of OSF, and OSF’s president Chris Stone attended the gala to join PHR in making the announcement.

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Eight Million Dollar Gift Jumpstarts New Era for Physicians for Human Rights


Largest contribution in PHR’s 30-year history, Open Society Foundations gift will strengthen organization’s efforts to advance human rights through science and medicine

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As Hama Fighting Intensifies, PHR Verifies Multiple Hospital Attacks


During past week, Physicians for Human Rights has documented two strikes on medical facilities in Syria’s Hama governorate

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Agreement to Evacuate Four Syrian Towns May Constitute War Crimes


Physicians for Human Rights says Syrian government forcing civilians to choose: surrender or starve

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Turkey Again Postpones Trial of Human Rights Defender


PHR says arbitrary case against Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı must be dropped.

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