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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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Persecuted in Two Countries, Burmese Refugees Face Starvation in Bangladesh Camps

03/09/2010

Cambridge, MA — Stateless refugees from Burma face death from starvation and disease in makeshift camps because the government of Bangladesh denies them access to humanitarian aid, warns a team of health researchers from Physicians for Human Rights who just returned from the region.

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Burmese Refugees Face Deeper Crisis Following Aid Group's Exit from Bangladesh Camp

02/25/2010

Cambridge, MA - A public health expert with Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), just returned from witnessing the crisis for Burmese refugees in Bangladesh, has documented the escalating persecution of the Rohingya tribe and is raising an alarm about acute malnutrition.

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ICC Appeals Chamber Directs Re-consideration of Genocide Charges Against President of Sudan

02/03/2010

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) welcomes today's ruling by the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court which will now open the possibility that the charge of genocide will be added to the existing charges in the warrant for the arrest of Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir.

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White House Should Prioritize Protection of Darfuris from Genocidal Regime

10/19/2009

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) welcomes the renewed sense of urgency and purpose contained in President Obama's new policy on Sudan, but remains skeptical that the genocidal regime in Khartoum can fulfill the role of trusted partner envisioned in the policy.

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