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Center for Human Rights Documentation & Research at Columbia University

Physicians for Human Rights

Alternate Title PHR
Creator Physicians for Human Rights (U.S.)
Organization Type Non-governmental organizations
Organization Based In United States
Geographic Focus Global focus
Subjects Human rights; Physicians; Atrocities; Torture
Summary Features Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), an organization of health professionals, scientists, and other citizens, based in Boston, Massachusetts, that promotes health by investigating and preventing human rights violations. The site provides online access to newsreports, publication and project descriptions, and video and audio programs. Contains extensive information about AIDS, landmines, racial and ethnic discrimination, women's rights, political dissidents and prisoners, political asylum, occurances of torture, and other human rights concerns.
Languages English