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Physicians for Human Rights

  • Op-Ed: Stopping torture needs unswerving commitment

    WASHINGTON (JTA) — A recent report by Physicians for Human Rights has found that in the period after Sept. 11, 2001, the U.S. government engaged military and civilian health professionals in “human research and experimentation on prisoners in U.S. custody.” Appalled by these findings, a number of religious leaders representing the National Religious Campaign Against… More ▸

  • Op-Ed: Rights groups undeterred by government gibes

    Though disheartened by the recent reflux of local sentiment directed against Israeli human rights and civil society organizations by Israeli officials, an official for Physicians for Human Rights-Israel writes that groups like hers are committed to protecting and fulfilling basic human rights. More ▸

  • How Israel coordinates humanitarian supplies for Gaza

    With international aid organizations describing the situation in the Gaza Strip as a humanitarian crisis following the recent war, Israel is grappling with how to allow in necessary aid while keeping material that could be used against Israel out of the hands of Hamas. More ▸