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  • Deadly attacks on Red Cross and Red Crescent workers in the Middle East

    careOn a typical day, several Red Cross/Red Crescent workers in the Middle East may lose their lives while trying to save others. On the 3rd of April for instance, two brothers working for the local branch of the Yemen Red Crescent Society were shot dead in the southern port city of Aden while evacuating wounded people to a waiting ambulance.

     
  • New book on doctors who torture

    complicityThis week, a new e-book appeared called Doctors who Torture: The Pursuit of Justice. In this book, author Steven Miles, Professor of Medicine and Bioethics of the University of Minnesota, describes the history of "torture doctors" after World War II.