PHR in the News
The aid organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) was forced to suspend operations in Arakan State, Burma last week because of the escalating vioence there. MSF issued a statement today expressing concern that victims of the violence may not have access to healthcare.
Today, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), a leader in the House on Burma, released a statement in response to increased violence in Burma’s Arakan State and the Government of Bangladesh’s refusal of refugees from the violence.
In the News
The Telegraph reports on sentencing of medics in Bahrain; PHR condemns continued incarceration.
PHR's Donna McKay quoted in Al-Jazeera as medics in Bahrain are sentenced for their role in pro-democracy uprising. Rights groups, including PHR, share criticism of trial.
The Associated Press reports on continued incarceration of doctors in Bahrain. As 9 medics are sentenced, PHR's Donna McKay calls decision a "travesty of justice."