Syria surgeon inquest opened and adjourned
27 December 2013 Last updated at 15:02 GMT
The inquest into the death of Abbas Khan, the British surgeon who died in a Syrian prison, has opened at Walthamstow Coroners Court and been adjourned until February.
Syrian authorities say that the Mr Khan hanged himself before he was due to appear before a terrorism court.
The BBC's Angus Crawford reports...