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Force-feeding Tube at Guantanamo

Navy Nurse Who Refused to Force-Feed Guantanámo Detainees Restored to Full Duties

05/03/2016

U.S. Navy nurse who refused to force-feed Guantánamo Bay detainees had his security clearance reinstated and has been restored to full duties, ending a yearlong effort by the Pentagon to punish him for refusing to take part in an inhumane and unethical practice.

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Physicians for Human Rights Responds to Kunduz Hospital Airstrike Report

04/29/2016

The Defense Department today released the redacted report of its internal investigation into the U.S. military airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Since the attack last October, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has been pressing the White House and the Pentagon to consider a criminal inquiry in accordance with the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

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Hospital in Aleppo

Airstrike on Syrian Hospital Kills Dozens, Including Patients and Doctors

04/28/2016

An overnight airstrike on a Syrian hospital in Aleppo killed dozens of civilians, patients, and doctors, including one of the last pediatricians working in the area. PHR is appalled by such a brazen attack on health care workers, patients, and facilities.

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Gitmo Detainee

Federal Judge Allows Lawsuit Against Architects of CIA Torture Program to Proceed

04/22/2016

A lawsuit brought by victims of CIA torture against two psychologists who designed and oversaw the illegal program will be allowed to proceed in a U.S. court.

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Physicians for Human Rights Honors Syrian Doctors, Two Philanthropists for Their Work

04/20/2016

Two Syrian doctors and the philanthropists Ayman and Sawsan Asfari were honored Monday evening, April 18, for their work supporting the people of Syria at a gala hosted by PHR in New York.

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