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Medscape reports : Many Physicians in Iraq Forced to Participate in Torture

Under threats of murder to themselves or family members, many physicians in Iraq were coerced into participating in torture and other human rights abuses since 1988, according to an article by Physicians for Human Rights.

  • Posted by keza
  • Published: 2004-04-03


The political developments in eastern Syria come as other internal opponents of the Baathist regime have grown bolder in the last week. `The fact there is a strong Kurdish movement emerging in Syria is an interesting development. This is certainly a result of Kurds in Syria seeing what the Kurds in Iraq have accomplished.`

  • Posted by keza
  • Published: 2004-04-03

Syria: Address Grievances Underlying Kurdish Unrest

"Syria's Kurds have endured decades of severe discrimination under Ba'ath party rule," said Joe Stork, acting executive director of the Middle East and North Africa division of Human Rights Watch.

  • Posted by keza
  • Published: 2004-04-03
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