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PHR Responds to U.S. Allegations of Syrian Crematorium

05/15/2017

“If shown to be true, the Syrian government’s use of a crematorium demonstrates the extent to which the Syrian government has become a machine that commits mass murder with impunity. As our colleagues at Amnesty International demonstrated earlier this year, Syrian authorities have executed between 5,000 and 13,000 people at Sadnaya prison. Now we know what they’ve done with the bodies.

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PHR, Watchlist Say Attacks on Health Care Continue Unabated

05/03/2017

On anniversary of Security Council Resolution condemning attacks on medical facilities and personnel, both organizations say all-out assault continues worldwide

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PHR Calls for Immediate Investigation Into Death of Congolese Doctor

04/21/2017

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today called for an immediate, impartial investigation into the murder of a Congolese doctor slain at his home on the night of April 13.

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PHR Honors Turkish Human Rights Defender, British Publisher and Philanthropist

04/19/2017

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) honored Turkish human rights defender Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı and philanthropist and publisher Sigrid Rausing at the organization’s gala in New York City last night. PHR also used the occasion to announce an $8 million challenge gift from the Open Society Foundations and the launch of a $24 million fundraising campaign. George Soros, founder and chairman of OSF, and OSF’s president Chris Stone attended the gala to join PHR in making the announcement.

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Eight Million Dollar Gift Jumpstarts New Era for Physicians for Human Rights

04/18/2017

Largest contribution in PHR’s 30-year history, Open Society Foundations gift will strengthen organization’s efforts to advance human rights through science and medicine

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