Document - Syria: Further information on health professionals imprisoned in 1980

EXTERNAL


AI Index: MDE 24/01/96

Distrib: PG/SC




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


SYRIA



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.

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