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Apology sought for Australian doctor accused of involvement in UK bomb attacks

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a3176 (Published 31 December 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a3176
  1. Jane McCredie
  1. 1Sydney

    Pressure has been mounting in the Australian media for the government to apologise and compensate Mohamed Haneef, the former Queensland doctor accused of being involved in the attempted terrorist attacks in Britain in June 2007, after an independent inquiry found no evidence for the charges laid against him.

    Dr Haneef, who had been working at a hospital on the Gold Coast, was arrested at Brisbane airport a few days after the attempted car bombings in the West End in London and at Glasgow airport.

    The Indian born doctor had …

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