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Protester Holds the Bahraini Flag

Physicians for Human Rights Welcomes Lifting of Travel Ban for Bahraini Human Rights Activist


PHR today welcomed the decision by a Bahraini court to lift the travel ban on Maryam al-Khawaja, but remained concerned about the spurious charges that remain against her.

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Judge Allows Case Against Turkish Medical Association to Proceed


PHR today criticized an Ankara judge’s decision to proceed with a lawsuit against the Turkish Medical Association (TMA), which did its job by mobilizing medical personnel to provide emergency care to demonstrators injured during the Gezi Park protests.

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U.S. Air Strikes Against IS in Syria

Doctors Reporting Injuries from U.S.-Led Air Strikes in Syria


A doctor at one hospital near Idlib, in northern Syria, reported that his hospital treated 40 wounded patients over three hours as a result of the U.S.-led air strikes early Wednesday morning.

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Medical Workers Treat A Protester in Turkey

Turkish Medical Group Faces Lawsuit for Providing Emergency Care


PHR is calling on judges in Ankara to dismiss a lawsuit against the Turkish Medical Association, which recruited and organized physicians to provide urgently needed emergency medical care to demonstrators injured during the Gezi Park protests that began in May 2013.

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Destroyed Hospital Room in the Shaar district of Syria

May Marks Deadliest Month for Medical Personnel in Syria; June was Second Highest for Facility Attacks


PHR today released the latest numbers on attacks on health care in Syria, which show that – with 30 deaths – May was the deadliest month for medical professionals.

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