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Doctor who spoke out about atrocities in Darfur wins award

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c5629 (Published 08 October 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c5629
  1. Peter Moszynski
  1. 1London

Halima Bashir, a doctor who was gang raped by soldiers after speaking out about atrocities in Darfur in western Sudan (BMJ 2008;337:a951, doi:10.1136/bmj.a951), has won the Anna Politkovskaya award for female human rights defenders. The annual prize, in memory of the campaigning Russian journalist murdered in 2006, was awarded by the …

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