Urgent Need for Independent International Inquiry on Yemen Joint NGO letter to Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council
Physicians for Human Rights says the city is left with one remaining hospital for tens of thousands
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Joint NGO letter to Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council
Even if the police had suspicions of illegal conduct in the hopital permises, it had to coordinate its entrance with the managment so the entry to allow the safe activity of healthcare.
Human rights groups in Kenya today said the death toll has reached 24 in post-election demonstrations since balloting was held on August 8. Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), which has long worked to ensure justice and accountability for human rights violations in Kenya, has issued the following statement attributable to Christine Alai, head of PHR’s Kenya office:
We seek a program officer to lead Physicians for Human Rights’ (PHR) domestic asylum work and help develop several exciting program collaborations with academic partners. PHR’s Asylum Network consists of over 400 health professionals throughout the United States who offer pro bono forensic evaluations to document evidence of torture and other human rights abuses for immigrants fleeing persecution in their home countries.
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) launched the Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones Program, a multi-year training and advocacy initiative, in 2011, with the aim of forging coalitions among regional medical, law enforcement, and legal experts in East and Central Africa, and in Kenya and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in particular. The goal of the program is to increase local capacity for the collection of court-admissible evidence of sexual violence to support local and international prosecutions for these crimes.
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) seeks a Fall 2017 forensic intern wishing to gain experience working with PHR’s various programs that provide training on the documentation and collection of evidence of human rights violations. PHR has three key goals: to strengthen local initiatives to document human rights violations in accordance with international standards, to hold perpetrators accountable, and to establish an historical record.
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones (SVCZ) is offering a three-month internship commencing in September 2017. This internship is ideal for anyone looking for a career in international affairs or public health.
The intern will be mentored by the program assistant, and will be exposed to new and forthcoming program activities, as well as existing projects. Projects and tasks the intern may work on include:
Physicians for Human Rights’ (PHR) Human Resources department is seeking a student wishing to gain direct experience in developing and implementing key people strategies for a growing, international nonprofit organization. This internship is ideal for anyone looking for a career in global human resources or nonprofit management.