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Physicians for Human Rights Opposes Bush Nominee for CIA General Counsel; Urges Senate to Reject Nomination

07/05/2007

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), today announced its opposition to President Bush's nominee for CIA General Counsel, John A. Rizzo, currently the acting CIA General Counsel.

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Physicians for Human Rights on the Resignation of Army Surgeon General Kevin Kiley

03/12/2007

"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.

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PHR Calls on Department of Homeland Security to Stop Classifying Medical Treatment as Giving 'Material Support' to Terrorists

01/08/2007

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.

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New Study Finds Homicide, Mortar Attacks Leading Causes of Death for Detainees in US Custody

12/05/2006

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.

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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

09/26/2006

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...

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