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Syrian Doctors and Two Philanthropists to be Honored for Their Work


Physicians for Human Rights will honor two Syrian doctors as well as the founders of the Asfari Foundation at its second annual gala next month. The awards will be presented at a gala dinner on April 18 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York.

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PHR Welcomes Guilty Verdict Against Radovan Karadzic, Key Figure in Bosnia’s Genocide


PHR hailed today’s landmark guilty verdict against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity during the 1992-1995 Bosnian war. After almost six years of proceedings, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) found the former political leader responsible for some of the worst atrocities in Europe since World War II.

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


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


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


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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