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Israelis hold Palestinian hospital chief

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7298.1324/a (Published 02 June 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1324
  1. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
  1. Jerusalem

    A Palestinian hospital administrator has been detained by the Israeli security services after he returned to Israel from a conference in Oxford during which he described some of the difficulties involved in running a hospital on the West Bank during the Palestinian uprising.

    The British ambassador to Israel, Francis Cornish, has intervened with Israeli cabinet ministers on behalf of Samer Awartani, the administrative director of Rafidiah Hospital in Nablus, …

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