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HIV medics condemned to death
Medics' sentences commuted

year 2007 Top ^

   Libya: The highest judicial body had commuted the death sentences against gainst the 5 Bulgarian nurses and the Palestinian doctor to life imprisonment

year 2006 Top ^

   Libya: A court convicted 5 Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor of deliberately infecting 400 children with the virus
 The sentence is provoking shouts of approval from the children's relatives. Bulgaria reiterated its belief that the children were infected by unhygienic conditions in their hospital. The defendants have the right to appeal to the Supreme Court. The presiding judge took only 7 minutes to confirm the presence of the accused and read out his verdict and sentence.

year 2005 Top ^

   Libya: Supreme court has overturned death sentences on 6 foreign health workers
Dec.24 Libya to hear 'HIV medics' appeal
  Supreme court is to hear an appeal by 6 foreign health workers facing death sentences

year 2004 Top ^

May.6   Libya to execute Bulgarian medics
  5 Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor sentenced to death for deliberately infecting 400 children with HIV

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