Physicians for Human Rights - UK (PHR-UK)
PHR-UK/DHR Newsletters


Volume 22 No 1 Autumn 2011
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    Volume 21 No 1 Autumn 2010
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    Volume 20 No 1 Autumn 2009
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    Volume 19 No 1 Autumn 2008
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    Volume 18 No 1 Autumn 2007
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    Volume 17 No 1 Autumn 2006
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    Vol 16  No 2 Summer 2005
  • 1. Release of Detainees Announced
  • 2. DHR Goes To Court
  • 3. A Violations Approach to The Right to Health
  • 4. Death Penalty Update
  • 5. DHR Welcomes End of Punitive House Demolitions by Israel
  • 6. Darfur, Sudan
  • 7. DHR Concerned About Training of Interrogators
  • 8. UN Torture Committee
  • 9. DHR Disappointed at Government’s Review of Human Rights Instruments
  • 10. DHR Issues Alert on Hospital Closures
  • 11. UN Special Rapporteur on The Right to Health
  • 12. DHR and Reform of Mental Health Act
  • 13. DHR Welcomes Newest Committee Member
  • 14. A review of the film Hotel Rwanda

    Vol 16 No 1 Spring 2005
  • 1. A new name
  • 2. The annual general meeting 2004
  • 3. Guantanamo Bay book review
  • 4. A new slogan
  • 5. NEWS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT
  • 6. Doctors for Human Rights organizes Roundtable on a violations approach to the right to health
  • 7. Pinochet's appointment with justice - an update
  • 8. UPDATE ON UN COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE - the Committee's recommendations

    Volume 15 No 3 Autumn 2004
  • 1. PHR-UK attends UN session in Geneva to discuss the UK and torture
  • 2. Pinochet’s destiny with justice - still dependent upon doctors
  • 3. NEWS FROM NEW YORK
  • 4. HUMAN RIGHTS AND LEPROSY

    Volume 15 No 2 Summer 2004
  • The PHR-UK conference The health and human rights of unlawful detainees in Guantanamo Bay and elsewhere
  • Summary of reported developments concerning detainees since our June 26 Conference
  • PHR-UK writes to President Bush ...
  • The UK Government Report to the UN Committee against Torture, November 2004
  • IT WORKED! (Genocide advisor appointed)

    Volume 15 No 1 Spring 2004
  • 1. PHR-UK’s eclectic programme
  • 2. Plastic bullets in N Ireland
  • 3. A member’s contribution to genocide prevention
  • 4. Chair’s AGM address
  • 5. A UK Commission on Equality and Human Rights?
  • 6. Detention without legal safeguards
  • 7. Update on death penalty

    Volume 14 No 4 Autumn 2003
  • 1. HIV initiative supported by Academy of Medical Royal Colleges
  • 2. Developments in genocide prevention
  • 3.Assessing torture in India

    Volume 14 No 3 Summer 2003
  • 1. Experts consider whether death penalty amounts to torture
  • 2. PHR-UK initiatives in the right to the highest attainable standard of health
  • 3. Riding out the economic downturn
  • 4. Refugee doctor training scheme

    Volume 14 No 2 Spring 2003
  • 1. Developments in the right to the highest attainable standard of health
  • 2. PHR-UK challenges the United States government over torture allegations
  • 3. News of committee members
  • 4. Geneva study trips enter their seventh year

    Volume 14 No1 Winter 2003
  • 1. PHR-UK Conference on Discrimination in Health Care hears UN Special Rapporteur’s Vision
  • 2. The Foreign Secretary’s death penalty panel
  • 3. Investing for long term growth
  • 4. Record Number Attends PHR-UK Annual Health and Human Rights Meeting
  • 5. Foreign office brings senior clinicians to Britain for training in evidence against torture
  • 6. 2002 UN Commission on human rights brings further progress

    Volume 13 No 2 Autumn 2002
  • PHR-UK and the campaign to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS
  • AFTER THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT – THE UN’S NEXT BIG STEP
  • THAT LITTLE BLUE LEAFLET

    Volume 13 No 1 Spring 2002
  • 1. Mary Robinson backs PHR-UK initiative on AIDS
  • 2. PHR-UK informs UN Committee on Right to Health shortcomings in the United Kingdom
  • 3. PHR-UK the foremost teacher of health and human rights in the UK
  • 4. When doctors meet lawyers
  • 5. PHR-UK visits Washington and Geneva

    Volume 12 No 3 Autumn 2001
  • 1. Council of Europe seeks Comments on Biomedical Research Draft Protocol
  • 2. New Publications
  • 3. UK Government Reports to UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Spring of 2002
  • 4. Recent Activities
  • 5. A right to palliative care

    Vol 12 No 2 Summer 2001 (Part 2)
  • 7. Economic, social and cultural rights catching up
  • 8. Medical Journal Recording Injuries of Arrivals Provides Vital Evidence Against Russia
  • 9. Book review
  • 10. PHR-UK Secretary urges Emergency Resolution on Death Penalty
  • 11. The Impact of a Blunt Instrument

    Vol 12 No 2 Summer 2001 (Part 1)
  • 1. PHR-UK's Health and Human Rights Course Judged Excellent
  • 2. Healthcare delivery in the middle of a conflict
  • 3. PHR-UK in Washington DC
  • 4. Developments on behalf of Iraqi Victims
  • 5. Book review
  • 6. PHR-UK in Geneva

    Vol 12 No 1 Spring 2001
  • 1. PHR-UK wins two awards
  • 2. Who are we ?
  • 3. UK launches anti-torture measures
  • 4. PHR-UK succeeds in moves to prevent genocide in East Timor
  • International Criminal Court

    Vol 11 No 4 Autumn (II) 2000
  • 1. European Union to have Charter of Fundamental Rights
  • 2. Pinochet effect
  • 3. Britian's new human rights culture

    Vol 12 No 3 Autumn (I) 2000
  • 1. General Comment on the Right to Health published on July 4th 2000
  • 2. Putting the General Comment on the Right to Health into context
  • 3. International Criminal Court
  • 4. Upcoming events at the UN
  • 5. Human rights group succeeds in outlawing torture
  • 6. Quis custodiet custodiens?
  • 7. OAU - The preventable genocide
  • 8. Success for PHR-UK as government bans use of strip cells for to suicide prevention

    Vol 11 No 2 Summer 2000
  • 1. General Comment 14 adopted
  • 2. Israel and Torture
  • 3. PHR-UK Welcomes Appointment of Dr. Ole Rasmussen to the UN Committee against Torture
  • 4. 250 Ways to Raise Money
  • 5. Success at the UN Commission on Human Rights
  • 6. PHR-UK Tells International Health Educators about its Educational Programme
  • 7. PHR-UK Addresses UN in Vienna
  • 8. PHR in Washington

    Vol 11 No 1 Spring 2000
  • 1. PHR-UK members get the gov't legislation on the ICC
  • 2. United Nations Attends PHR’s Tenth Birthday Party
  • 3. News of Members
  • 4. AGM resolution to change the objects of PHR-UK
  • 5. The Right to Health - Article 12 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
  • 6. PHR-UK Human Rights Course at Summer School
  • 7. Human rights into the 21st century
  • 8. Healing Wounded People

    Vol 10 No 2 Summer 1999
  • 1. The General Comment on Article 12
  • 2. A Physiologist Looks at the Death Penalty
  • 3. PHR-UK’s six for six project
  • 4. The Campaign to End Genocide
  • 5. PHR–UK report launched at the Houses of Parliament

    Vol 10 No 1, Spring 1999
  • 1. The right to health and Physicians for Human Rights–UK
  • 2. Steve Biko
  • 3. Conflict in central Africa beginning to resemble the 30 Years War in Europe
  • 4. The second House of Lords Judgment on Pinochet (and Chile and PHR)
  • 5. PHR-UK to host 1999 IFHHRO meeting
  • 6. Charitable status
  • 7. PHR-UK and the courts
  • 8. Doctors charged with torture
  • 9. Retirement of committee members

    Vol 8 No 1 Autumn 1997
  • 1. Advocacy in action
  • 2. The search for justice in Rwanda, as of August 1997

    Vol 8 No 1 Spring 1997
  • 1. Ian Munro - a man of intergity
  • 2. Prison medicine conference
  • 3. The International Network of Health and Human Rights Organisations
  • 4. Peter Kandela