WMA Welcomes The Release of Professor Karabus

(18.05.2013) The WMA issued the following statement today following the arrival of Professor Karabus back home in South Africa.

‘The World Medical Association welcomes the release of Professor Karabus after his long ordeal. But we will continue to advise doctors about the risks of working in the United Arab Emirates'.

Professor Karabus, a 78-year-old paediatric oncologist, arrived home today after being held for nine months in the UAE awaiting the outcome of a trial in which he was charged with manslaughter and forgery.