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NNN0LHI Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 08:09 AM
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Libyan court sentences 7 foreign health workers to death by firing squad
http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1504&nc...

SOFIA (AFP) - A Libyan court sentenced to death six Bulgarian health workers and a Palestinian doctor convicted of spreading AIDS (news - web sites) in a children's hospital.

The court at Benghazi, in northern Libya, said the seven foreigners would be executed by a firing squad.


They were found guilty of infecting some 400 children, of whom 43 have since died, at a hospital in Benghazi with the HIV virus (news - web sites) that causes AIDS by injecting them with tainted blood products. snip


Nine Libyan doctors who were accused of negligence in the case were pronounced not guilty by the court where angry relatives of the infected children protested Thursday, holding banners reading "Thanks for the AIDS."


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LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 08:11 AM
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1. Glad Libya is on our team now
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no_hypocrisy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 09:27 AM
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2. Shouldn't * push for relief from abuse of frivolous malpractice lawsuits
in other countries?
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keithyboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 09:46 AM
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3. How soon they take on our character!
Truly amazing.
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