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US doctors 'hid signs of torture' at Guantánamo

The Independent

US government doctors who cared for the prisoners at Guantánamo Bay deliberately concealed or ignored evidence that their patients were being tortured, the first official study of its kind has found.

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


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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Lawyers overcome county's opposition to win a neglect finding for a Mexican abuse victim

New York Law Journal

PHR Asylum Network Dr. Wilson testified in the family court hearing for Daniel, who fled from an abusive home in Mexico to the US. Daniel was granted special immigrant juvenile status in October and is now seeking permanent residency.

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


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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TASSC International to Honor PHR for Contributions to the Fight Against Torture


Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) honored by the Friends of Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International (TASSC) for significant contributions to the struggle against torture and the treatment and healing of torture survivors.

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