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Doctors call on the UK government to enforce the Geneva Conventions in Syria

BMJ 2018; 362 doi: (Published 20 July 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;362:k3203


David Nott: Crossing red lines in Syria

  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

A group of doctors from the UK and Syria has written to the foreign secretary calling for hospitals and schools in Syria to be protected, in line with the Geneva Conventions.

The letter to Jeremy Hunt, which was signed by 21 Syrian surgeons whose names were withheld to protect their identities and six doctors from the UK including consultant surgeon David Nott and Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, the director of Doctors Under Fire.

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