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Medical Officer Holds Force-feeding Tube at Guantanamo

PHR Welcomes Decision on Navy Nurse, Demands End to Force-Feeding in Guantánamo

05/13/2015

PHR welcomed the U.S. Navy’s decision not to discharge a nurse for refusing to force-feed detainees on hunger strike at Guantánamo Bay.

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Treatment After Gas Attack in Syria

New Resolution on Syrian Gas Attacks Will Have No Immediate Impact, says PHR

05/08/2015

A draft U.N. resolution that reportedly seeks to assign blame in the gas attacks plaguing Syrians is a welcome and overdue step, but will likely fail to provide immediate relief.

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Detainees at Camp X-Raay

American Psychological Association Emails Expose Direct Ties to CIA Torture Program

04/30/2015

PHR again urged the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the American Psychological Association’s complicity in the CIA torture program, following a new report in the NY Times.

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Donna McKay at PHR Gala 2015

Soros and Mukwege Honored for Human Rights Work

04/29/2015

The philanthropist and financier George Soros and Dr. Denis Mukwege, a champion in the fight against rape as a weapon of war, were honored Tuesday evening for their contributions to the global struggle for human rights at a gala dinner hosted by PHR.

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A Rohingya Woman and Her Baby

Burma’s Population Control Bill Threatens Maternal Health Progress

04/22/2015

The parliament of Burma recently passed a new “population control” bill that could represent a serious setback for the country’s maternal health advances if implemented in a coercive or discriminatory manner.

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