Using science and medicine to stop human rights violations
Join PHR in advocating for persecuted health workers, for stopping torture, for the investigation of mass atrocities, and for bringing justice to ill-treated populations.
Call for the Closure of the Prison at Guantánamo
When President Obama took office, he vowed to shutter the detention facility at Guantánamo once and for all, recognizing the prison as contradictory to justice now is the time for the president to make good on his promise.
Don't Let President Erdogan Get Away With It
Under the guise of maintaining the peace, the Turkish government has repeatedly violated its international human rights obligations. Take action to ensure these rights are not trampled on.
Get General Mattis on the Record against Torture
Tomorrow, the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee begins confirmation hearings for Retired Marine General James "Mad Dog" Mattis as secretary of defense. Join us in asking senators to ensure he's committed to opposing torture.
Demand Action Now to Stop the Bloodbath in Syria
The General Assembly can compel the Security Council to act through an Emergency Special Session. I urge you to push for such a session within the week.
Ensure that the United States Welcomes Syrian Refugees
As the world faces the largest refugee crisis since World War II, we must confront this emergency and provide asylum to those fleeing. We must guarantee the well-being and survival of displaced Syrians.