PHR in the News
Kim Kardashian, a swanky shindig at DC's Ritz-Carlton Hotel, a high-powered Washington PR firm, and the US 5th Fleet - featured players in the newest reality show? Perhaps - but a show with very high stakes for those willing to speak out in the tiny Persian Gulf Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bahrain’s prosecution of some of its leading medical professionals epitomizes a disturbing sectarian chasm that must be addressed and breached, says PHR's Richard Sollom in a Global Post Op-Ed.
Richard Sollom of PHR writes in Global Post about attacks on doctors and patients in the Arab Spring, "When governments attack their doctors, it has a chilling effect on the whole society. The sick and wounded are afraid to seek care — even for life-threatening illnesses. For every doctor a government kills or disappears, hundreds of patients go without treatment. This multiplier effect impacts society for years."
After Gaddafi, Libya must investigate suspected war crimes committed by all sides says PHR's Richard Sollom in a Global Post Op-Ed.
PHR's Richard Sollom's Op-Ed in Global Post says all sides in Libya must be investigated and new rule of law established.