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08/11/2016

Coalition member Human Rights Watch says the United Nations Security Council should ask the secretary-general to conduct an independent inquiry into the attacks on hospitals in Syria.
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08/11/2016

For five years, the Assad regime has relentlessly targeted medical workers in rebel-held territory. This is the story of their desperate fight to stay alive — and save lives.
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08/09/2016

New report by Physicians for Human Rights says Turkish authorities interfered with health care services and thousands were denied medical treatment.
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08/05/2016

July has been the worst month for attacks on healthcare since the beginning of the conflict, says the Syrian American Medical Society. There were 43 attacks on healthcare facilities in Syria in July—more than one attack every day. In 2015, this number of attacks occurred over six months, with 47 attacks between January and May, according to Physicians for Human Rights.
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08/04/2016

Weeks after the outbreak of deadly fighting in South Sudan, aid groups say their movement is being restricted by continued violence and government checkpoints, harming their ability to get food and medicine to severely malnourished children.
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08/03/2016

Syrian government forces launched air strikes against six hospitals in the Aleppo area within a week. Physicians for Human Rights said the attacks amount to war crimes.
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07/27/2016

A new report by Physicians for Human Rights - Israel (PHRI), a member of the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition, analyzes the deteriorated state of the health system in Gaza through the lens of Palestinians who were injured during the recent war and, as a result, underwent amputation.
07/27/2016

In the Armenian capital, Yerevan, armed men in a prolonged standoff with police took four medics hostage.
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07/20/2016

American doctors risk their lives to help victims of airstrikes in one of the world's most dangerous cities, Aleppo in Syria.
07/12/2016

Violence against health services and health workers in Pakistan is an all too familiar occurrence. But now an exemplary initiative—the Health Care in Danger project—is tackling the problem, one which could be replicated elsewhere in Pakistan and beyond.

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