In a letter to the Egyptian Ministers of Health, Defense and Interior, PHR called for the Egyptian government to immediately halt all attacks on medical establishments and personnel and to refrain from interfering with the right of the wounded to access medical care.
Bahrain’s prosecution of some of its leading medical professionals epitomizes a disturbing sectarian chasm that must be addressed and breached, says PHR's Richard Sollom in a Global Post Op-Ed.
PHR condemns the decision to send US arms to Bahrain. The decision only rewards a government that continues to attack its people.
Following news reports that leading Bahraini opposition activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja will be granted a retrial along with 20 other activists, PHR called for a fair and open trial for all. A Bahraini appeals court today ordered the retrial of the 21 detainees to take place in a civil court.
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With the F1 circus underway in Bahrain, business and tourists are pouring back into the tiny Gulf Kingdom. But the gleaming cars and cheering race crowds are in stark contrast to what’s going on behind the scenes. PHR's Richard Sollom is quoted in this Deutsche Welle story on Bahrain.