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British doctor appears in recruitment video for Taliban

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6903 (Published 18 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6903
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1The BMJ

A British doctor who fled the country while awaiting trial on charges of violent assault in the United Kingdom has reappeared in a recruitment video for the Taliban.

Mirza Tariq Ali, 39, who qualified in Pakistan and came to the UK in 2004, was convicted in his absence and sentenced to 15 months in jail in June this year. His case …

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