Involvement of Doctors in Torture: Conclusions and Recommendations
Lancet. 1986 Mar 15; 1(8481): 628-629.
In 1984 the Council of the British Medical Association set up a working party, chaired by J.P. Quillam, to investigate claims that doctors in some countries were cooperating with the use of torture as a routine instrument of repression. The conclusions and recommendations of the working party's recently published report are reproduced here, along with a list of the members of the working party. Among the report's conclusions [which are reproduced also in the
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Rasmussen, Ole Vedel (1991-12)One of the first international meetings against doctors participating in torture took place in Copenhagen in 1986, and the Statement of Madrid was a very important outcome of this meeting. The second international meeting ...