WMA Welcome Release Of Dr Beko Ransome-Kuti


Désolée, la page demandée n'est disponible qu'en Anglais.

Lamentablemente la página que solicita está disponible sólo en inglés.

The World Medical Association has welcomed reports that Nigeria's new military leader is releasing a number of political prisoners, including Dr Beko Ransome-Kuti, former secretary general of the Nigerian Medical Association.

The WMA has spent the past few years pressing for the release of Dr Ransome-Kuti who was sentenced to life imprisonment in Nigeria in 1995, accused of trying to overthrow the Nigerian Government. In recent months concern has been growing about Dr Ransome-Kuti's health and the WMA has intensified its efforts to bring about his freedom.

Dr Anders Milton, chairman of the WMA Council, said: "I warmly welcome Dr Ransome-Kuti's release and I thank all those of our national medical association members who have worked so hard to bring this about".