December 21, 2016
Turkey: Along The Syrian Border
The doctors’ houses were raided at dawn on Tuesday morning and they were subsequently arrested. The Turkish Medical Association had previously called for an end to Turkey’s military activity in Syria and expressed concern about civilians trapped by the ongoing fighting.
Doctors of the World/Médecins du Monde supports the Standing Committee of European Doctors’ (CPME) call to release the doctors and to “end the campaign of intimidation”. Download and read the full statement below.
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