Israel refuses amnesty for dying physician

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7004.573c (Published 26 August 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:573
  1. Ruhama Marton
  1. Physician Association of Israeli-Palestinian Physicians for Human Rights,PO Box 10235,Tel Aviv 61101,Israel

    EDITOR,--The oldest man in the Israeli prison system is a doctor who once had a worldwide reputation for his work on congenital malformations and was head of the department of preventive medicine at Tel Aviv University Medical School. He is Professor Abraham Marcus Klingberg, who is now 77 years old and ill and yet continues to serve out an 18 year sentence. The Association of Israeli-Palestinian Physicians for Human Rights has been …

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