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PHR Continues Calls For Fair Trials of Bahrain Medics

03/15/2012

Despite a recent report that Bahrain’s Attorney General intended to drop the charges against 15 medics, today, the judge and prosecutor in the medics’ trial said any decision regarding the dropping of charges will need to be made in court.

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Press Release

Bahrain Must End Travel Restrictions Imposed on Human Rights Organizations

03/02/2012

Leading human rights organizations are calling on the Kingdom of Bahrain to end the five-day travel limit imposed on all human rights and humanitarian workers traveling to Bahrain.

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US Should Not Reward Bahrain with Military Equipment

01/30/2012

Over the weekend, the US administration chose to move forward with the sale of military equipment to Bahrain, despite the fact that tear gas assaults on minority Shi’a neighborhoods recently took the life of a 6-day-old girl and a 14-year-old boy. Such a sale, even if it does not include weapons, sends the wrong message to the people of Bahrain who are protesting government oppression.

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Syria

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New Report: Syrian Forces Launched Assault on Country’s Medical System

12/16/2011

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today released a report detailing the Syrian government’s all-out assault on the country’s medical system. PHR’s report includes new and alarming evidence that government forces deny wounded civilians impartial medical treatment; invade, attack, and misuse hospitals; attack and impede medical transport, and detain and torture doctors for treating wounded civilians. These documented attacks illustrate the broader violence that the Syrian people have endured over the past several months.

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PHR is Encouraged by Bahrain Court’s Decision to Hold New Trial for Medics

10/23/2011

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is encouraged by the decision by the Bahrain Court of Appeals to hold new trials for the 20 doctors who were recently sentenced as alleged backers of pro-democracy protests. PHR continues to call for the Kingdom of Bahrain to drop all politically motivated charges against the medics and all others charged in connection with the protests.

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