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Urge Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan to Stop Attacks on Emergency Medical Personnel

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Stop the CIA Torture Report from Being Buried

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The chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has requested the federal government to relinquish all copies of the CIA torture report. We must stop his attempt to bury the torture report and to rewrite history on CIA torture.

Call for the Closure of the Prison at Guantánamo

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When President Obama took office, he vowed to shutter the detention facility at Guantánamo once and for all, recognizing the prison as contradictory to justice now is the time for the president to make good on his promise.

Protect the Rights of the Rohingya in Burma

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The government of Burma has consistently targeted the Rohingya community in a campaign which may amount to crimes against humanity. Take action now to stop the abuse of the Rohingya.

Help End Attacks on Syrian Hospitals

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At least 679 health professionals have been killed and 227 medical facilities have been attacked in Syria. The UN Security Council has passed a resolution demanding an end to such attacks. It must enforce that resolution.

Tell Congress: Support Peace and Human Rights Protections in DRC

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Tell Congress: Support H. Res. 131: Concerning the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the need for international efforts toward long-term peace, stability, and observance of human rights.

Stop Violence Against Women

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By passing the International Violence Against Women Act, the United States can take a stand against violence and help prevent future abuse. Please stand up for women and girls today.

Tell Congress: Help Stop Attacks on Doctors Now

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Medical neutrality is one of PHR's core principles. Urge your Representative to support the Medical Neutrality Protection Act today.

Ensure that Torture Is Never Again Used by the United States

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The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released a report confirming the complicity of health professionals in torture and detainee abuse. In order to hold health professionals and the CIA to account, all involved in the abuse must be investigated.

Stop the Harassment of Turkish Doctors

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The Turkish government is targeting and harassing physicians, including members of the Turkish Medical Association, who provided emergency medical care to demonstrators during the Gezi Park protests. Urge Prime Minister Erdogan to stop harassing doctors.

Ensure that the United States Welcomes Syrian Refugees

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As the world faces the largest refugee crisis since World War II, we must confront this emergency and provide asylum to those fleeing. We must guarantee the well-being and survival of displaced Syrians.

Urge President Obama to Stop Force-Feeding of Hunger Strikers

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Force-feeding can be a painful, degrading, and inhuman practice. Tell President Obama to end force-feeding once and for all.

Call on President Obama to End Indefinite Detention

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President Obama must take immediate action and use his authority to transfer detainees who have been cleared for release at Guantánamo, and charge and try the rest in federal courts.