Document - Syria: Further information on health professionals imprisoned in 1980
AI Index: MDE 24/01/96
To: Medical professionals
From: Medical Office / Middle East Regional Program
Date: 4 January 1996
UPDATE AND CORRECTION TO MEDICAL LETTER WRITING ACTION
[See MDE 24/11/95 - 31 December 1995]
Health professionals imprisoned in 1980
We can now confirm that one of the doctors released in November 1995 was Muwaffaq Hasan WALID (number 100 in the June 1995 list). Mr Walid was a medical student at the time of his detention in 1980.
With reference to Imad ZA'TAR, we previously stated that he was released in 1983 whereas he was in fact released in 1994.