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41. Learn to Document War Crimes and Atrocities

(Web Page; Wed May 25 14:50:00 CDT 2011)

We are now accepting applications for the PHR International Forensic Program's spring training program in Crime Scene and Evidence Documentation, which will be held from April 26-30, 2010?in Tallahassee, Florida. The course is led e...

Description: We are now accepting applications for the PHR International Forensic Program's spring training program in Crime Scene and Evidence Documentation, which will be held from April 26-30, 2010 in Tallahassee, Florida.

42. PHR Applauds President Obama’s Establishment of Mechanism to Prevent Mass Atrocities

(Web Page; Fri Aug 05 11:25:00 CDT 2011)

President Obama announced yesterday the creation of an interagency Atrocities Prevention Board that will allow the U.S. to respond early to potential crises and prevent serious crimes. Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) commends the...

Description: PHR commends President Obama's establishment of an interagency Atrocities Prevention Board that will allow the U.S. to respond early to potential crises and prevent serious crimes.

43. As ICC Releases War Crimes Evidence, PHR Calls for Crime Prevention and Protection in Darfur and Arrest of Two Suspects

(Web Page; Mon May 23 10:40:00 CDT 2011)

Today, as prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) named two Sudanese war crimes suspects, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) calls for deployment of a robust peacekeeping force to prevent ongoing atrocities in the "world&rsq...

Description: Today, as prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) named two Sudanese war crimes suspects, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) calls for deployment of a robust peacekeeping force to prevent ongoing atrocities in the "world's largest crime scene" and to protect the millions of Darfurians who witness new crimes every day.

44. PHR Offers Training in Crime Scene Documentation

(Web Page; Mon May 23 10:40:00 CDT 2011)

(Cambridge, MA) – When Stefan Schmitt of Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) first inspected a suspected mass grave at Dasht-e-Leili in Afghanistan, he realized he would need a team of experts to help interpret the scene. He knew tha...

Description: "Securing a crime scene and collecting basic evidence, such as taking photos or making sketches, is vital. The biggest loss of evidence takes place when first responders disturb the area and information is documented in a shoddy way," says Stefan Schmitt, PHR's Forensic Director.

45. Hans Hogrefe Joins Physicians for Human Rights as Chief Policy Officer and Washington Office Director

(Web Page; Mon May 23 10:40:00 CDT 2011)

Cambridge, Mass. – March 7, 2011 – Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today announced that Hans Hogrefe has joined the organization as Chief Policy Officer and Washington Office Director. In this role, Hogrefe will be responsi...

Description: Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today announced that Hans Hogrefe has joined the organization as Chief Policy Officer and Washington Office Director?

46. PHR Asks NATO to Assist UN in Securing Dasht-e-Leili Mass Grave in Afghanistan

(Web Page; Mon May 23 10:40:00 CDT 2011)

Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 15, 2008 -- In response to the UN's December 15 pledge to help Afghan authorities protect a mass grave site in northern Afghanistan that may contain evidence of war crimes, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR)...

Description: Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 15, 2008 — In response to the UN's December 15 pledge to help Afghan authorities protect a mass grave site in northern Afghanistan that may contain evidence of war crimes, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) calls upon U.S. Army General David McKiernan, commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, to assist the UN in preserving any remaining evidence and protecting any surviving witnesses.

47. Obama’s Attempt to Prevent Mass Atrocities is Positive First Step

(Web Page; Tue Aug 16 14:07:00 CDT 2011)

Recently the Obama Administration unveiled landmark legislation which has the potential to strengthen how the US deals with the prevention of mass atrocities and serious human rights violations. The interagency Atrocities Prevention B...

Description: Recently the Obama Administration unveiled landmark legislation which has the potential to strengthen how the US deals with the prevention of mass atrocities and serious human rights violations. The inter-agency Atrocities Prevention Board (PSD-10) aims to close existing gaps in US law and provide new economic, diplomatic, and political deterrents to ensure that the US responds swiftly and unequivocally to all manner of human rights violators.

48. Karen Naimer Joins PHR as Program Director for the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones

(Web Page; Tue Oct 18 09:05:00 CDT 2011)

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today announced that Karen Naimer has joined the organization as Program Director for the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones. In this role, Naimer will be responsible for spearheading and c...

Description: Cambridge, Mass. – Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today announced that Karen Naimer has joined the organization as Program Director for the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones. In this role, Naimer will be responsible for spearheading and coordinating this new training and advocacy initiative which will forge coalitions and build capacity among legal, medical, and law enforcement experts to support and bolster accountability for sexual violence in East and Central Africa. Naimer will be based in PHR’s Cambridge, Massachusetts office.

49. Medical Professionals Must Take Action Against Dr. Assad

(Web Page; Tue Jun 26 15:14:00 CDT 2012)

Having mentored several generations of residents in internal medicine, I believe the vast majority of us became medical professionals for the right reason—we wanted to follow Hippocrates’ admonition “to cure sometimes, ...

Description: I believe the vast majority of us became medical professionals for the right reason—we wanted to follow Hippocrates’ admonition “to cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always.” As a person deeply committed to human rights, I deplore the violence that grips Syria. I mourn the thousands who have died. as a doctor, I must also specifically address the deliberate attacks waged by government forces on medical professionals and patients.

50. International Forensic Program

(Web Page; Fri Jul 06 14:41:00 CDT 2012)

The International Forensic Program (IFP) at PHR is dedicated to providing independent forensic expertise to document and collect evidence of human rights violations and of violations of international humanitarian law. Since the 1980s, P...

Description: PHR's International Forensic Program is dedicated to providing independent forensic expertise to document and collect evidence of human rights violations and of violations of international humanitarian law.