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Families Must be Together in Community-Based Settings: Tent Cities are Inhumane.

06/18/2018

PHR welcomes recent steps by Congress to end the Trump administration’s policy of separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border, but rejects any proposal to detain families in tent cities on military bases. PHR urges the Trump administration and Congress to keep families together in community-based settings, which are humane and effective alternatives to detention.

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America’s Health Professionals Appeal to Trump Administration: End Family Separation at Border Immediately

06/14/2018

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.

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Civilians Must Be Protected as Hudeidah Comes Under Assault

06/13/2018

Physicians for Human Rights is horrified by an attack launched today by the Saudi-led coalition on the Yemeni city of Hudeidah, despite repeated calls for all parties to exercise military restraint on this vital port which serves as a lifeline to hundreds of thousands of civilians.

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Domestic Violence is a Form of Persecution

06/11/2018

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) strongly condemns the decision by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to revoke international legal protection, in the form of asylum, for survivors of domestic violence.

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Yemeni Port of Hudeidah, a Civilian Lifeline, Must Remain Operational

06/11/2018

PHR condemns any military assault on Hudeidah and calls on the United States, France, and the UK – as well as regional players – to take swift action and leadership to give the international community a strong voice against this planned military assault, and to push for an immediate and lasting ceasefire.

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