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Nation's Leading Health Professionals Ask President to Join Landmine Ban

09/08/2010

In a letter sent to the White House today, the presidents of the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American Nurses Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, and more than a dozen other leading health associations asked President Obama to join the Mine Ban Treaty.

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PHR Sounds Alarm about Safety and Survival in Darfur's Kalma Camp

08/10/2010

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today raised grave concern for the residents of the Kalma Camp in South Darfur and the thousands of others displaced by recent fighting in the camp and a humanitarian blockade imposed by the Government of Sudan...

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Charges of Genocide Against President Bashir A Welcome Step

07/12/2010

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) applauds The International Criminal Court for issuing a second arrest warrant for Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, this time for the crime of genocide.

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How Sudan Is Backsliding on Benchmarks Crucial to Peace: Rights Groups

04/29/2010

A return to full-scale war can be headed off, say eight leading Sudan advocacy organizations, but only if the Obama administration quickly implements its policy to pressure parties who are backsliding on benchmarks crucial to a durable peace in Sudan...

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Afghanistan Should Repeal Amnesty Law Offering Immunity for War Crimes

03/17/2010

A new Afghan law giving amnesty to people who have committed serious human rights violations is a major step backward, and Physicians for Human Rights urges the country's legislature to repeal the measure.

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