Non-governmental Organization based in United States of America

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22 Jul 2018 description

July 17, 2018. Thirteen human rights and civil society organizations call on Israeli government to open Kerem Shalom Crossing and immediately rescind sanctions against residents of the Gaza Strip.

20 Jul 2018 description

Executive Summary

On August 27, 2017, Myanmar security forces and Rakhine Buddhist civilians attacked the village of Chut Pyin in northern Rakhine state, massacring its Rohingya Muslim residents and burning their homes to the ground.

21 Jun 2018 description

Detention of children is inhumane. The United States must adopt community-based alternatives.

15 Jun 2018 description

Thousands of medical voices from across the United States have joined forces with Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) to urge the Trump administration to immediately halt the separation of migrant and asylum seeking children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

A letter, addressed to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, signed by more than 5,000 experts across the health and child development fields, and calling for swift action, was delivered today to the administration.

11 Jun 2018 description

Physicians for Human Rights calls on all parties in conflict to exercise military restraint

New York, NY - 06/11/2018

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is deeply alarmed by reports of an imminent military assault by Saudi and UAE-backed troops on the Yemeni port city of Hudeidah.

The following statement is attributable to Homer Venters, PHR’s director of programs: