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Guantanamo: a call for action: Good men need to do something

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 06 April 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:854
  1. David J Nicholl, consultant neurologist (
  1. Department of Neurology, City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7QH

    EDITOR—I agree with Wilks that the declarations of the World Medical Association in relation to force feeding of hunger strikers will have limited effect unless national medical associations are willing to make their members accountable when practice departs from principles.1 Sadly, it has not been my recent experience that national medical associations and the medical establishment are prepared fully to investigate …

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