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Turkish doctors collude in torture

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7082.695k (Published 08 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:695
  1. Paul Mansour
  1. Merseyside

    Doctors in Turkey are colluding in the torture of detainees, says a new report by Amnesty International. While many are put under intense pressure to cover up evidence of torture by issuing false medical or postmortem reports, others seem to collaborate willingly with the security forces, the human rights organisation claims.

    Doctors have been prosecuted for “humiliating the Turkish State” by issuing medical …

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