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Humanitarian Norms Ignored as Syria’s Civilian Health Deliberately Targeted


Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) released an issue brief today highlighting a pattern of targeted attacks on health care throughout war-torn Syria, taking place with impunity and with staggering consequences.

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PHR Expresses Concern over Nomination of Gina Haspel to Lead CIA


President Trump nominated Gina Haspel today to serve as CIA director. Physicians for Human Rights Director of Programs Homer Venters issued the following statement in response.

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On International Women’s Day, PHR Demands Accountability for Kenyan Victims of Sexual Violence


As the world observes International Women’s Day and celebrates advances made by women and girls, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is expressing deep concern over the lack of accountability for victims of sexual violence in Kenya.

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Physicians for Human Rights Demands Access for All Humanitarian Aid to Besieged Syrian Area


A week after the UN Security Council unanimously passed resolution 2401, demanding an end to hostilities in Syria to ensure unimpeded access for humanitarian convoys, the assault on eastern Ghouta continues and the Syrian authorities have reportedly stripped medical supplies from the only convoy allowed into this besieged area so far.

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Shelling Prevents Aid from Entering Eastern Ghouta Despite UN Resolution Demanding that Hostilities Stop - Aid Groups


Airstrikes and shelling on Eastern Ghouta have prevented humanitarian aid from entering the besieged enclave as well as medical evacuations five days after the adoption of a UN Security Council resolution demanding an immediate nationwide cessation of hostilities, according to a group of international humanitarian organizations.

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