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Drug-resistant malaria plaguing Myanmar

Catholic Online
04/27/2012

Catholic Online reports on malaria in Myanmar; Bill Davis of PHR urges attention to link between human rights violations and disease.

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Easing of Myanmar sanctions too early: Rights groups

New York Daily News
04/26/2012

The New York Daily News reports on letter sent to Barak Obama urging US to reconsider easing sanctions on Burma. Human rights groups, including PHR, want more reforms before easing sanctions.

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Human Rights Experts Urge US Not to Drop Sanctions

The Irawaddy
04/26/2012

The Irawaddy reports on PHR's participation in a letter to Barack Obama. Human rights organizations urge US to rethink easing sanctions on Burma.

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Charles Taylor, ex-President of Liberia, at The Hague, April 2012

Charles Taylor Guilty as Charged: PHR Welcomes Historic Verdict

04/26/2012

Today, the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) found Charles Taylor guilty of aiding and abetting in 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, including murder and mutilation of civilians, rape and sexual slavery, forced labor, and abduction and conscription of children to serve as child soldiers during the conflict in Sierra Leone. Taylor, the Former President of Liberia, is the first head of state to be convicted by an international court.

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Darfur nine years on: murder in a media vacuum

New Statesman
04/24/2012

The New Statesman reports on PHR's recent brief on Darfur, detailing the widespread attacks that take place in the absence of active armed conflict.

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