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51. PHR Congratulates President Obama on His Reelection, Urges Administration to Strengthen US Human Rights Policies in Second Term

(Web Page; Thu Nov 08 08:55:00 CST 2012)

PHR congratulates President Obama on his reelection. A second term provides an opportunity for the administration to strengthen US policies on a variety of important human rights issues, thereby fulfilling obligations incumbent upon the ...

Description: PHR congratulates President Obama on his reelection. A second term provides an opportunity for the administration to strengthen US policies on a variety of important human rights issues, thereby fulfilling obligations incumbent upon the administration and completing the unfinished work of the first term.

52. PHR Commemorates International Justice Day

(Web Page; Wed Jul 17 11:00:00 CDT 2013)

PHR today marked International Justice Day by joining other human rights organizations in calling for an end to impunity for perpetrators of the world’s most serious crimes. International Justice Day commemorates July 17, 1998, th...

Description: PHR today marked International Justice Day by joining other human rights organizations in calling for an end to impunity for perpetrators of the world’s most serious crimes. International Justice Day commemorates July 17, 1998, the day the international community adopted the Rome Statute, which led to the establishment of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

53. Blowin’ in the Wind

(Web Page; Thu Jan 05 11:38:00 CST 2017)

Editor's Note: This blog post has been updated to reflect a correction on Kolbassia Haoussou's quote. In the opening plenary of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, I listened to speaker after speaker recount the pervas...

Description: In the opening plenary of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, I listened to speaker after speaker recount the pervasiveness of sexual violence in war and the toll it takes on survivors. It made me wonder: how many rapes does it take before we make the world a place where all people live free – free from the fear of sexual violence?

54. About PHR

(Web Page; Wed Mar 08 17:03:00 CST 2017)

History Since 1986, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has used medicine and science to document and call attention to mass atrocities and severe human rights violations. PHR was founded on the idea that physicians, scientists, and other...

Description: Since 1986, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has used medicine and science to document and call attention to mass atrocities and severe human rights violations.

55. Copy of About PHR

(Web Page; Wed Mar 08 17:06:00 CST 2017)

History Since 1986, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has used medicine and science to document and call attention to mass atrocities and severe human rights violations. PHR was founded on the idea that physicians, scientists, and other...

Description: Since 1986, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has used medicine and science to document and call attention to mass atrocities and severe human rights violations.

56. PHR receives $8M gift from Open Society Foundations

(Web Page; Tue Apr 25 12:21:00 CDT 2017)

I’m delighted to let you know that, at Physicians for Human Rights’ (PHR) third annual gala, Open Society Foundations (OSF) President Chris Stone made an $8 million challenge gift to PHR to help us build our global network ...

Description: Open Society Foundations (OSF) President Chris Stone made an $8 million challenge gift to PHR to help us build our global network of health professionals and human rights advocates and to further our groundbreaking work using science and medicine to promote justice.

57. Now Is Not the Time to Step Back from Global AIDS Funding

(Web Page; Wed May 25 14:51:00 CDT 2011)

NPR's Morning Edition recently reported on a visit to Capitol Hill by the Afghanistan Minister of Health Sayid Fatimie. This short report asked the question: should foreign aid for global health be viewed as a way of helping poor co...

Description: NPR's Morning Edition recently reported on a visit to Capitol Hill by the Afghanistan Minister of Health Sayid Fatimie. This short report asked the question: should foreign aid for global health be viewed as a way of helping poor countries or should it serve foreign policy objectives?

58. Dr. Alumeti and Panzi Hospital: Symbols of Health and Hope for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Congo

(Web Page; Fri Jul 08 14:41:00 CDT 2011)

It’s infrequent that stories of hope, compassion, and progress emerge from the war-torn Kivu provinces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). But in early June, the staff of PHR was honored to hear from Dr. Désir&e...

Description: Dr. Alumeti of Panzi Hospital, Congo, recounted to PHR staff his experience working with survivors of sexual violence at Panzi, his words holding promise for the thousands of women who survive rape at the hands of armed combatants in the dense forests and remote villages of eastern DRC.

59. Learning about Uganda

(Web Page; Tue Dec 06 15:44:00 CST 2011)

Hello from Kampala! My name is Neil, and I am a second-year medical student at the Keck School of Medicine. I have been incredibly lucky to have the chance to travel to Uganda with a group of PHR leaders and other students. We're here t...

Description: Hello from Kampala! My name is Neil, and I am a second-year medical student at the Keck School of Medicine. I have been incredibly lucky to have the chance to travel to Uganda with a group of PHR leaders and other students.

60. Between Indignation, Hope, and Resolution

(Web Page; Tue Jun 05 11:00:00 CDT 2012)

I entered the Congo for the first time via the border that separates it from Burundi. We had taken a paved road to the border crossing in Burundi. The asphalt turned to dust, and then we were on the Congo side. I surveyed the landscap...

Description: I entered the Congo for the first time via the border that separates it from Burundi. We had taken a paved road to the border crossing in Burundi. The asphalt turned to dust, and then we were on the Congo side.