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British doctor tortured in Chile

Title
British doctor tortured in Chile
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
3 Jan 1976
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:04:14
Description
Sheila Cassidy is a British doctor who went to Chile to practice medicine. While she was there, she treated a political opponent of the new regime, and was arrested and tortured as a result. On her return to England she gives a press conference on the events which transpired during her time in Chile.
Contributors
Sheila Cassidy
Keywords
International relations; Medicine (occupation); Torture; Prisoners; Chile; Doctors

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