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PHR Applauds Serbia’s Arrest of Ratko Mladic

05/26/2011

Today’s arrest of Ratko Mladic, 16 years after his indictment by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in1995, is a major victory for the international rule of law. Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) calls for Mladic’s swift transfer to The Hague to face trial at the ICTY for crimes against humanity and genocide.

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PHR Condemns Violations of Medical Neutrality in the Middle East and North Africa

03/18/2011

Physicians for Human Rights is deeply concerned about reports of violations of medical neutrality in the Middle East and North Africa. Credible news reports show that medical professionals, health care facilities, and individuals seeking medical care are coming under attack in Libya, Bahrain, Yemen, and elsewhere in the region...

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Libyan Attacks on Hospitals, Patients, and Medical Professionals Must End

03/02/2011

In Libya during the past two weeks, forces under the command of President Muammar Gaddafi have carried out appalling assaults on the sick, the wounded, and on medical professionals...

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PHR and Human Rights Groups Call for Immediate Action in Libya

02/22/2011

Physicians for Human Rights urged world powers to convene the U.N. Security Council and the Human Rights Council to protect Libyan civilians from government killings. PHR issued the call in a letter sent to the U.S., the E.U. and the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon along with an international coalition of 24 rights groups...

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PHR's Epidemiological Research on Burma Featured in PLoS Medicine

02/08/2011

The February 8, 2011, issue of PLoS Medicine features a peer-reviewed article by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) on the health impacts of human rights violations in Chin State, Burma. The population-based survey provides the first quantitative data on the human rights violations suffered by the people of Chin State.

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