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Sister of UK doctor killed in Syria wants action

Sara Khan, the sister of a British doctor who was unlawfully killed in Syria, has said she wants see the Syrian authorities held accountable for his death at the International Criminal Court.

Dr Abbas Khan, 32, a father-of-two from south London, died on 16 December 2013 while in custody in Damascus. An inquest jury in London ruled on Monday that he was unlawfully killed.

His family claims he was murdered. The Syrian government maintains he was found hanging in a jail cell.

  • 28 Oct 2014
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