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2010-02-26 09:22:49

Analysis: Helping to stop doctors becoming complicit in torture A new UN resolution has the potential to fight torture and cruelty say experts on bmj.com Feb. 25. The resolution, passed in March 2009, goes further than previous rulings, say the authors and spells out that "states must never request or require anyone, including medical or other health personnel, to commit any act of torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment". Lead author, Dr Peter Polatin from the...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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