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PHR Announces Global Day of Action for Dr. Arash Alaei

07/19/2011

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today announced a Global Day of Action for Dr. Arash Alaei during which health professionals, scientists and concerned citizens will appeal to the Iranian authorities for the immediate release of the internationally renowned HIV/AIDS doctor. During today’s Global Day of Action, PHR and its supporters will engage in a social media and viral campaign to call for the release of Dr. Arash Alaei from Iranian prison.

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Hans Hogrefe to be Honored for Contributions to Human Rights

07/11/2011

Hans Hogrefe, PHR’s Chief Policy Officer and Washington Director, will be honored by the Stewart Mott Foundation and the Open Society Foundation for his contributions to human rights.

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Dr. Kamiar Alaei

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In Iran, a Brotherhood of Doctors and Patients

New York Times
06/20/2011

Physicians for Human Rights organized prominent AIDS experts in 80 countries to sign petitions, write letters and lobby for them. The brothers did not know about any of this. Arash didn’t even realize that Kamiar had been arrested until several months later, when they went to trial.

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Iranian doctor works to free AIDS pioneer brother

USA Today
06/17/2011

Iranian doctor Kamiar Alaei, jailed with his brother by the Ahmadinejad regime after both helped establish Iran's national AIDS program, appealed Thursday for his brother's release. PHR led the campaign, Iran Free the Docs, which called for their release from prison.

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Jailed Iran brothers win global health prize

AFP
06/17/2011

Iranian doctors Kamiar and Arash Alaei, who were jailed three years ago for allegedly plotting to overthrow their government, were awarded a global health prize for their efforts to treat patients with HIV. The Alaei brothers were the subjects of PHR's campaign, Iran Free the Docs.

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