Physicians for Human Rights - UK (PHR-UK)
DHR Campaigns


A UN genocide prevention focal point
PHR-UK's part in the campaign for the creation of a United Nations Genocide Prevention Focal Point and Genocide Prevention Centre

The right to the highest attainable standard of health
PHR-UK has played a leading role in developing the international human right to the highest attainable standard of health since 1998.

DHR campaigns for health and human rights education for doctors and medical students
A campaign to integrate health and human rights in undergraduate and postgraduate medical training was launched in 2002

Death penalty project
PHR-UK is examining the processes involved in capital punishment to assess if a case, based upon medical evidence, can be made that is strong enough to persuade the UN Human Rights Committee that they constitute cruel inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment proscribed by the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

DHR's campaign against illegal detention and torture
DHR has been campaigning on behalf of illegal detainees worldwide. Over the last year allegations of torture, illegal detention, renditions and murder of detainees has surfaced increasingly frequently