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April 4, 2007

10 major US medical groups call for release of hostages in Libya

Filed under: HIV,Justice,Libya,Uncategorized — admin @ 9:33 pm

In the run up to the Supreme Court hearing of the appeal of 5 Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor in the death penalty trial in Libya — expected as soon as end month — there will be growing international activity. On 23 March, 10 major medical associations wrote to Colonel Mu’ammar al-Qadhafi arguing the case for the release of what some describe as political and judicial hostages. A coalition of European organizations will be launched this month also.

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