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Cessation of hostilities in Syria fails to deliver on humanitarian aid promise

03/23/2016

Despite reductions in violence, the February agreement has largely failed to provide critical humanitarian aid to Syrian communities under siege

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ICC Finds Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo Guilty of War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity

03/21/2016

The International Criminal Court (ICC) today found Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity in his capacity as president and commander-in-chief of the Mouvement de libération du Congo (MLC).

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Afghanistan Must Stop Interfering with Medical Care and Protect Facilities and Patients

03/08/2016

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is deeply concerned by the reported February 18 raid by Afghan forces on a health clinic funded by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) and the subsequent execution of three patients.

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Guantánamo Prison

PHR: United States Must Close Guantánamo and End Indefinite Detention

02/23/2016

Physicians for Human Rights urged President Obama to ensure all detainees are safely repatriated, resettled in third countries, or prosecuted in federal courts, in response to the administration’s newly announced plan to close Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility.

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Injured Man in Eastern Ghouta

Physicians for Human Rights Skeptical that Cessation of Hostilities Agreement Will Protect Civilians in Syria

02/22/2016

Though the United States and Russia have announced a “cessation of hostilities” in Syria to go into effect Saturday, PHR remains gravely concerned about continuing attacks on civilians.

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