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Amnesty team claims to have found human rights abuses in Jenin

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7344.995 (Published 27 April 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:995
  1. Kendra Inman
  1. London

    A British professor of forensic medicine is part of a team that claims to have found evidence of human rights abuses carried out by the Israeli army during conflict in the West Bank.

    A delegation from the human rights organisation Amnesty International returned from a preliminary fact finding mission this week having visited the devastated Jenin refugee camp, gathered witness statements of civilian deaths, and conducted postmortem examinations at Jenin Government Hospital. The organisation has called for an independent international inquiry into events in the camp. …

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