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18 Jan 2018 description

Physicians for Human Rights Says Without an Investigation and Transparency, Repatriation Is a Nonstarter

Media Contact

DeDe Dunevant
Director of Communications
ddunevant@phrusa.org
Tel: (646) 564-3723

New York, NY - 01/17/2018

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today expressed concern over an agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled brutal violence in Myanmar.

14 Dec 2017 description

Life in prison for men who raped dozens of little girls in Congo

In an extraordinary and landmark ruling, 11 Congolese militia members were convicted today of crimes against humanity for murder and the rape of 37 young children. The verdict represents a stunning victory for the victims, their families, their community of Kavumu, where the crimes occurred, for the wide array of organizations that mobilized around them, and also for justice in the DRC.

12 Dec 2017 description

Inaction Will Enable Further Abuse of Vulnerable Rohingya

(New York) – The United Nations Security Council should take prompt, concerted, and effective international action to respond to Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, Human Rights Watch and 80 other nongovernmental organizations said today in a joint appeal to the council.

11 Dec 2017 description

The parents of a group of little Congolese girls who were savagely raped during a three-year reign of terror in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) took the stand today in a landmark trial, where Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has provided technical support in gathering forensic evdience.

28 Nov 2017 description

Summary

A decade has gone by since the first African asylum seekers arrived in Israel. Still, the Ministry of Health has failed to formulate a comprehensive policy to regulate their access to health services. The following report details the costs of this failure - the health, moral and economic cost of the lack of healthcare policy for asylum seekers. It then offers an alternative: a sustainable solution for that population that includes a state-sponsored insurance arrangement.

Jobs

2 entries found
25 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 02 Feb 2018 Physicians for Human Rights

Internship Description

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) produces an annual gala each April in New York City. The gala is an important event for attracting new PHR members, supporters, and volunteers, as well as raising funds to support the work of the organization and raising its public visibility.

The special events intern will be mentored by the development associate and will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with all aspects of event management and fundraising for PHR’s annual gala.