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Protecting doctors in Syria

06/07/2012

The political upheaval of the recent Arab Spring has taken center stage in the Middle East and North Africa. Yet an alarming trend — the systematic attacks on medical professionals, facilities and patients — represents one of the most overlooked humanitarian issues and tactical threats facing people living in armed conflict and civil unrest say Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) and Dr. Stephen N. Xenakis in an Op-Ed in The Hill.

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The Amazing Story and Success of the Iran Free the Docs Campaign

Top Secret Writers
06/05/2012

Dennis Dufrene, writing in Top Secret Writers, details the success of PHR's Free the Docs campaign in Iran.

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Doctor tends to sniper victim, Mistrata, Libya

Libya: Beating and Imprisonment of Doctor is Decried

06/05/2012

Dr. Salem Forjani, a heart surgeon for the Health Ministry in Libya who was beaten and imprisoned last month by the Government’s Supreme Security Committee (SSC). PHR decries his treatment and calls for Libya to establish a rule of law and hold the perpetrators accountable.

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Sign the Petition to Tell Dr. Assad: Stop The Attacks!

05/30/2012

PHR and leading medical associations have called on President Bashar al-Assad—who trained as a doctor—to remember his oath to heal, not harm. Click Here to Sign Our Petition—tell Dr. Assad to honor the ceasefire, stop the attacks, and let medical professionals honor their oath to heal.

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Wounded Bahraini Treated in Home

PHR Report Featured in Crucial NYT Article

New York Times
05/21/2012

For injured protesters, houses have replaced the country’s largest public hospital, the Salmaniya Medical Complex, a crucial site in the conflict between Bahrain’s ruling monarchy and its opponents since the beginning of a popular uprising in February 2011. Because of a heavy security presence at the hospital, protesters—or people fearful of being associated with Bahrain’s opposition—have been afraid to venture there for more than a year. That reluctance may be responsible for several deaths.

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