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Physicians for Human Rights to Testify on Massachusetts Anti-Torture Legislation

09/19/2011

PHR will urge the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to support “An Act to Prohibit the Participation of Health Care Professionals in the Torture and Abusive Treatment of Prisoners H.3361,” which would make clear that Massachusetts-licensed health care professionals who participate in acts of torture and ill treatment should be subject to professional sanctions.

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Kristine Huskey Joins PHR as Director of Anti-Torture Program

07/18/2011

Kristine Huskey has joined PHR as Director of the Anti-Torture Program. In this role, Huskey will be responsible for leading PHR’s investigations and reporting on the devastating consequences of torture on individuals, institutions, and society.

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Hans Hogrefe to be Honored for Contributions to Human Rights

07/11/2011

Hans Hogrefe, PHR’s Chief Policy Officer and Washington Director, will be honored by the Stewart Mott Foundation and the Open Society Foundation for his contributions to human rights.

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Medical Doctors and Mental Health Personnel at Guantanamo Neglected and/or Concealed Evidence of Torture and Ill Treatment

04/26/2011

In an article published today by PLoS Medicine, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) experts show that medical doctors and mental health personnel assigned to the Department of Defense (DoD) neglected or concealed medical evidence of intentional harm at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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New Report Highlights Conflicts of Interest for Medical Professionals in Immigration Detention Centers

03/28/2011

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today released a report on the difficulty of providing quality health care to detainees in the United States immigration detention system.

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