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Physicians for Human Rights Statement on Alleged Chemical Attack in Douma, eastern Ghouta.


PHR today condemns yet another apparent chemical weapon attack in Syria that killed dozens of people, including women and children, in the rebel-held suburb of Douma in eastern Ghouta, east of the capital, Damascus.

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Joint Letter to U.S. Senators Expressing Grave Concerns Over Nomination of Gina Haspel for CIA Director


PHR adds its voice to NGO call for the declassification and public release of all records on Haspel’s involvement in the CIA torture program.

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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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