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Iranian-Born Doctors Honored for HIV/AIDS Work

Payvand Iran News
07/30/2012

Two Iranian-born physicians - Kamiar Alaei and his brother, Arash Alaei - received the inaugural Elizabeth Taylor Award on the opening day of the 19th annual International AIDS Conference, held July 22-27 in Washington.

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Released Iranian AIDS Doctors Share their Story

Iranian Doctors Honored at AIDS Conference

Times Union
07/23/2012

Doctors Arash and Kamiar Alaei were honored at the International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, on July 22 with the first Elizabeth Taylor award for their efforts to advocate for people with HIV and to prevent its transmission. PHR led a successful three-year international campaign to free the doctors following their arrest and imprisonment in their native Iran.

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PHR Provides Expert Voice on Torture of Individuals in Detention

Alhurra TV
07/13/2012

Kristine Huskey appeared on the Arab-language program, Alyoum ("Today"), to discuss the legal and political issues around torture of individuals in detention. The interview with Kristine begins at the 5:45 mark. Please note: the program is in Arabic.

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How the US Rendered, Tortured and Discarded One Innocent Man

The Nation
06/29/2012

In fall 2009, I found myself in a Tanzanian hotel lobby, sitting across from Suleiman Abdallah, a lanky man with a goofy smile and a broken tooth. Over the next few days, he would describe in excruciating detail how he had been captured in Mogadish in 2003 by a Somali warlord and handed over to American officials, who had him rendered via Kenya and Djibouti to Afghanistan for five years of detention and torture.

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Opening doors to Rohingyas: duty, not charity

New Age
06/20/2012

On World Refugee Day, a respected Bangladeshi academic speaks out against his country's policy of denying refuge to Rohingya people fleeing violence in Western Burma.

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