Physicians for Human Rights

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Advocacy

Forms an organization that promotes health by protecting human rights. Works to stop torture, disappearances, and political killings by governments and opposition groups; to improve health and sanitary conditions in prisons and detention centers; to investigate the physical and psychological consequences of violations of humanitarian law in internal and international conflicts; to defend medical neutrality and the right of civilians and combatants to receive medical care during times of war; to protect health professionals who are victims of violations of human rights; and to prevent medical complicity in torture and other abuses. Web site includes access to their reports, publications, project descriptions, and links to other sites.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(617) 695-0041
Email Address: 
phrusa@phrusa.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(617) 695-0307
Street Address: 
100 Boylston Street Suite 702
City: 
Boston
Province: 
Masachusetts
Postal/ZIP Code: 
02116