"The scandal over the treatment of veterans at Walter Reed is symptomatic of a larger problem: the erosion of the core principals of military medical ethics by the Bush Administration," stated Leonard S. Rubenstein, Executive Director of Physicians for Human Rights.
PHR Calls on Department of Homeland Security to Stop Classifying Medical Treatment as Giving 'Material Support' to Terrorists
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has filed an amicus brief in the asylum case of a Nepali health professional who provided healthcare in accordance with medical ethics and international law.
Comprehensive peer-reviewed study looking causes of death for detainees in US custody reports that 112 detainees [105 in Iraq and 7 in Afghanistan] died between 2002 and 2005.
PHR Calls on Congress to Vote Against Military Commissions Bill; Interrogation Tactics that Could Be Authorized Cause Severe Short- and Long-term Mental and Physicial Harm
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today urged all members of Congress to vote against the Military Commissions Bill this week. PHR is gravely concerned that the bill allows coerced testimony to be admitted in trials...
PHR Decries House and Senate Passage of Military Commissions Act; President Still Bound by Common Article 3 and Detainee Treatment Act—PHR Vows to Hold Administration Accountable to Geneva Conventions
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) condemned yesterday's passage by Congress of the Military Commissions Act, which gives President Bush the power to interpret what constitutes a violation of Common Article 3 of the Geneva Conventions.