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PHR Welcomes Guilty Verdict Against Radovan Karadzic, Key Figure in Bosnia’s Genocide

03/24/2016

PHR hailed today’s landmark guilty verdict against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity during the 1992-1995 Bosnian war. After almost six years of proceedings, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) found the former political leader responsible for some of the worst atrocities in Europe since World War II.

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Cessation of hostilities in Syria fails to deliver on humanitarian aid promise

03/23/2016

Despite reductions in violence, the February agreement has largely failed to provide critical humanitarian aid to Syrian communities under siege

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ICC Finds Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo Guilty of War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity

03/21/2016

The International Criminal Court (ICC) today found Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity in his capacity as president and commander-in-chief of the Mouvement de libération du Congo (MLC).

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Afghanistan Must Stop Interfering with Medical Care and Protect Facilities and Patients

03/08/2016

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is deeply concerned by the reported February 18 raid by Afghan forces on a health clinic funded by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) and the subsequent execution of three patients.

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PHR: United States Must Close Guantánamo and End Indefinite Detention

02/23/2016

Physicians for Human Rights urged President Obama to ensure all detainees are safely repatriated, resettled in third countries, or prosecuted in federal courts, in response to the administration’s newly announced plan to close Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility.

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